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Maharashtra chief minister, Vilas Rao Deshmukh gave away awards to journalists of Maharashtra who played leading role in familiarising the people with developmental projects and activities of Maharashtra government in 2002. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Award for Urdu journalism was given to
Mohammad Shoaib of ‘Aurangabad Urdu’. Awards were also given to journalists associated with English, Marathi and Hindi newspapers of Maharashtra.
Ms Sameena, a Hindi news reader at Delhi Doordarshan who has been reading news at DD National and DD News for the past one decade or so was honoured with National Integration Award on 3 February. She is also presenting Sa Re Ga Ma programme every Saturday morning at AIR’s FM Channel. The award was presented to her at an international Mushaira held at Aiwan-e Ghalib, New Delhi.
On the same occasion, Dr Shafa’at Faheem Amrohvi was honoured with Mir Taqi Mir Award for his contribution to Urdu poetry.
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