NDTV’s Ravish Kumar Wins Magsaysay Award For His Journalism


NDTV journalist Ravish Kumar has been honoured with the 2019 Ramon Magsaysay Award the highest honour given to Asian inpiduals and organisations and often referred to as the Asian version of the Nobel Prize.

Besides Ravish Kumar, Myanmar-based journalist Ko Swe Win, Angkhana Neelapaijit from Thailand, Raymundo Pujante Cayabyab from Philippines and Kim Jong Ki from South Korea were also honoured with the prestigious prize.

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Siddaramaiah Ex-Chief Minister of Karnataka & Senior Congress Leader tweeted congratulating to Ravish Kumar
“Many congratulations to Shri. @ravishndtv for winning Ramon Magsaysay award”.

Also Rahul Gandhi Tweeted “Congratulations to #RavishKumar for being a brave exception in Indian journalism. I know many more like him are waiting to stand up and fight this onslaught on India ???????? and its institutions”.

Through all the perils and aggravations, Ravish has remained consistent in his effort to preserve and widen the space for a critical, socially responsible media. Keeping faith with a journalism that puts service to the people at its center, Ravish sums up what he believes a journalist is in the most basic terms,

gohash.in congratulates Ravish Kumar for winning the 2019 Ramon Magsaysay Award for his unfaltering commitment to a professional, ethical journalism of the highest standards; his moral courage in standing up for truth, integrity and independence; and his principled belief that it is in giving full and respectful voice to the voiceless, in speaking truth bravely yet soberly to power, that journalism fulfills its noblest aims to advance democracy


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