Tibetan photojournalist wins National Award for Journalism

Tibetan photojournalist wins National Award for Journalism

Delhi-based Tashi Topgyal working at The Indian Express is among the winners of this year’s national award for excellence in journalism, announced  Press Council of India on 4 November.

His 12 day coverage of the 2014 Kashmir floods has earned him the National Award.

Photo source: Indian Express
Photo source: Indian Express

The boy from Darjeeling will receive the award from the President Pranab Mukerjee on the National Press day on Nov. 16.

Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay congratulated him for  achieving “…such high honors and recognition from the Indian government as well as in the mainstream national media…”

Read the detail story at Phayul

Check out his blog The shutter Speed Journal to know about his photojournalism.

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