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Journalist Pradish Marody conferred with ‘PaGo’ award

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Mangaluru: The prestigious ‘PaGo’ award for the year 2020 was conferred on journalist Pradish H Marody, reporter/sub-editor at Prajavani in rural reporting here at Press Club on Tuesday, March 30.

The award has been instituted in memory of P Gopalakrishna by Pago Memorial Trust and is presented annually by the Dakshina Kannada Working Journalists’ Union (DKWJU).

The award was presented for his article ‘Kelutila Male Makkala Alalu’ published in Prajavani on June 25, 2020.

Speaking on the occasion Mangalore University vice-chancellor PS Yadapadithaya said, “Padyana Gopalakrishna, a journalist, was a multi-talented person. He was a participant in Yakshagana and created a film. He was unable to release the film because he refused to compromise his values. A journalist’s job is to tell the facts to the public while preserving mental peace.”

Journalist Pradish Marody also spoke on the occasion.

Speaking to News Karnataka, Pradish said ” I have a special interest in rural reporting. ‘Kelutila Male Makkala Alalu’ a story of a small village Katluru awarded with the prestigious ‘Pa.Go’ award for the year 2020. Such awards encourage the reporters to focus on rural and development journalism. I thank Dakshina Kannada Working Journalists’ Union for this honor.”

President of DKWJU Srinivas Indaje welcomed the gathering. Journalist Pushparaj compered. Jaganath Shetty Bala, general secretary Ibrahim Adkastala and others were present.

Journalist Pradish Marody conferred with 'PaGo' award
Journalist Pradish Marody conferred with 'PaGo' award
Journalist Pradish Marody conferred with 'PaGo' award
Journalist Pradish Marody conferred with 'PaGo' award

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