RSS journalism prize 2017 to Lohani and Neupane


February 16, 2017

Kathmandu, Feb 16: The Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) Rastriya Samachar Samiti Chapter has decided to honour RSS executive editor Bikash Lohani and senior reporter Narayan Prasad Neupane with this year’s RSS journalism prize.
A decision to this end was taken by a five-member prize selection committee chaired by Editor-in-Chief of RSS Raju Shakya. Prize recipient Editor Lohani has spent more than two decades reporting and editing news related to tourism while reporter Neupane covers parliamentary affairs, security and politics beat, working for the Agency for more than twenty years.
The prize carrying a purse of Rs. 10,000 and a letter of citation each is presented every year marking the anniversary of RSS on Falgun 7 in the lunar calendar.
The FNJ RSS Chapter this year has also decided to honour former General Manager of RSS Kamal Pradhan from among RSS ex-employees.
Meanwhile, the ‘Umakanta-Geetadevi Chandramani Rajaure’ prize is to be presented to RSS correspondent from Palpa Sushila Regmi. The prize carrying a purse of Rs 5,000 was established with support from RSS Dang Office Chief Narayani Rajaure. RSS

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