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Scribes� body honours Anuradha Sarma Pujari

By The Assam Tribune

GUWAHATI, April 30 - The Assam Press Correspondents� Union (APCU) observed its foundation day at its newly opened office here today and honoured popular Assamese writer-journalist Anuradha Sarma Pujari for her contribution to the local media.

Earlier, the new office of APCU in the Bhetapara locality of the city was inaugurated by veteran journalist Ajit Kumar Bhuyan in presence of APCU members and well-wishers. City-based Dispur Hospitals also supported the organisation with a Hepatitis-B vaccination programme for its members on the occasion.

Speaking on the occasion, author Sarma Pujari appreciated the efforts made by the APCU to empower the rural reporters of the State for more than two decades.

Sarma Pujari, who is editor of Sadin and Saatsori, also expressed happiness that the Ritamala Dutta Memorial Award conferred on her would inspire the lady journalists of the region to dedicate more time, energy and space for growth of the media.

Addressing the meeting presided over by APCU president Manoj Singh, Bhuyan, chief editor of Prag News, highlighted various challenges confronting the media fraternity. He encouraged them to pursue critical journalism with a missionary zeal.

Inaugurating the Hepatitis-B vaccination camp in presence of Dispur Hospitals� official Ujjal Saikia, journalist Nava Thakuria emphasised creating more health awareness among the mediapersons. He also opined that the overall health of journalism and also the physical health of working journalists were a matter of equal concern.

Social worker Akan Saikia, who donated the office to the APCU, a number of APCU office-bearers including secretary general Hemanta Saikia, working president Mousam Jyoti Baishya and adviser Sobhit Chetri and others also addressed the meeting.

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Scribes� body honours Anuradha Sarma Pujari

GUWAHATI, April 30 - The Assam Press Correspondents� Union (APCU) observed its foundation day at its newly opened office here today and honoured popular Assamese writer-journalist Anuradha Sarma Pujari for her contribution to the local media.

Earlier, the new office of APCU in the Bhetapara locality of the city was inaugurated by veteran journalist Ajit Kumar Bhuyan in presence of APCU members and well-wishers. City-based Dispur Hospitals also supported the organisation with a Hepatitis-B vaccination programme for its members on the occasion.

Speaking on the occasion, author Sarma Pujari appreciated the efforts made by the APCU to empower the rural reporters of the State for more than two decades.

Sarma Pujari, who is editor of Sadin and Saatsori, also expressed happiness that the Ritamala Dutta Memorial Award conferred on her would inspire the lady journalists of the region to dedicate more time, energy and space for growth of the media.

Addressing the meeting presided over by APCU president Manoj Singh, Bhuyan, chief editor of Prag News, highlighted various challenges confronting the media fraternity. He encouraged them to pursue critical journalism with a missionary zeal.

Inaugurating the Hepatitis-B vaccination camp in presence of Dispur Hospitals� official Ujjal Saikia, journalist Nava Thakuria emphasised creating more health awareness among the mediapersons. He also opined that the overall health of journalism and also the physical health of working journalists were a matter of equal concern.

Social worker Akan Saikia, who donated the office to the APCU, a number of APCU office-bearers including secretary general Hemanta Saikia, working president Mousam Jyoti Baishya and adviser Sobhit Chetri and others also addressed the meeting.