Moment Of Celebration, Indian Journalist Wins Magsaysay Award 2019!

Yet another feather in the cap for India! Indian Journalist and news anchor Ravish Kumar has been awarded so-called Asia’s Nobel Prize, The Raman Magsaysay Award, 2019.

He is one of the five recipients. The other winners are Ko Swe Win from Myanmar, Angkhana Neelapaijit from Thailand, Raymundo Pujante Cayabyab from Philippines and Kim Jong-Ki from South Korea.

Via: The Week

He received the award for his news show, Prime Time, which “deals with real-life, under-reported problems of ordinary people”.
At times when the authenticity of TV Journalism is at stake, this honor is indeed a welcome change!


Raman Magsaysay award is given for “Greatness Of Spirit And Transformative Leadership in Asia.” 
Holding to its words, Ravish Kumar was given this award for “Harnessing Journalism To Give Voice To The Voiceless”. He is the only Indian to receive the prestigious award this year.

44-year-old Ravish Kumar is NDTV India’s Senior Executive Editor and leading TV journalist.

He is now in the line of other notable winners like K Laxman, P Sainath, Kiran Bedi, and others, by winning this honor.

Via: Society

A flood of greetings and congratulations came on Twitter after the announcement.


We congratulate Mr. Ravish Kumar for receiving this well-deserved honor, and just want to say, the nation is, indeed proud of you sir!

Pragati Pal
I am an Engineer by degree and a creative content writer by profession. I am an avid reader and Sarcasm is my forte.

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