GUWAHATI, Jan 24: The Assam Government has decided to confer the prestigious Republic Day Jourlism Award, 2018 on senior jourlist, former Axam Xahitya Xabha president, and Chief Editor of Dainik Agradoot Kaksen Deka honouring his lifelong and immense contribution in the field of jourlism in the State. Deka, who will be second recipient of the Award, will be honoured at the State-level function of the Republic Day on January 26, 2018 at the Khapara Veteriry College Playground, Guwahati. State Governor Prof. Jagadish Mukhi and Chief Minister Sarbanda Sonowal will present the award to Deka. Kaksen Deka will be honoured with an amount of Rs 1 lakh, a citation, a memento, a sorai and an angabastra. The ‘Republic Day Jourlism Award’ has been instituted under the Information and Public Relations Department to honour persons of eminence in the field of Jourlism. The Award aimed at honouring the excellence in the field of Jourlism, has been conferred at the State Level function of the Republic Day, i.e. January 26 every year in Assam. Eminent jourlist and Editor of ‘Dainik Asom’ Late Radhika Mohan Bhagawati was the first recipient of this prestigious Award.
R-Day Jourlism Award to Deka