3 April 2021
Journalism is considered as the fourth pillar of democracy in our country because it is the democratic way of expressing the expression of the masses. This was stated by Simmi Marwaha Memorial Charitable Trust’s Member Baljit Singh Marwaha in the Chandigarh Press Club during the 18th Young Journalist’s Honour Day.
Those felicitated included print media, electronic media, and web media for their contribution in the field of journalism in addition to felicitation of a student from Mass Communication Correspondence department of Panjab University.
Baljit Marwaha said that in the way journalism has taken new techniques during the past, challenges have also increased for the youth. She said that every year on 3 April the contribution of young journalists is celebrated. The Trust has so far honored 64 journalists from across the country.
Rishu Raj Singh from Amar Ujala Chandigarh, Ankush Mahajan of Dainik Savera Times web media and this time topper of mass communication correspondence from Punjab University Chandigarh Assistant Professor Karan Singh Vinayak and Gurpreet Kaur, were felicitated by Baljit Marwaha.
Sukhwinder Kaur sing a song for Martyr Farmers, ITV Group Editor Ajay Shukla, Chandigarh Press Club President Nalin Aacharya, Senior Journalist Prem Vij, Santosh Gupta and KK Sharda from Khadi Bhawan were present on the occasion.