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Impulse Model's Media Awards for Change Makers

Session V: Mature Media- Responsible Response towards Human Trafficking moderated by Arijit Sen, Senior Editor, CNN-IBN followed with an interactive panel of media practitioners like Sein Win (Myanmar), Kunal Majumder, Thomas Lim, Editor, Meghalaya Times, Mrinal Talukdar, Joint Editor, DY365, Amit Patro, Editor, Sikkim Express, Syed Sajjad Ali, Editor, Indigenous Herald and Appu Gapak, Sub Editor, Arunachal Times.

Describing the success of carrying stories of human trafficking in Assam, senior panelist Mrinal Talukdar, Joint Editor, DY365 said that trafficking stories does not sell in Assam because the tea one drinks is the result of the 40 lakh people who have been trafficked to Assam from Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand.

Post the panel, Sein Win (Myanmar), Kunal Majumder, Thomas Lim, Editor, Meghalaya Times, Amit Patro, Editor, Sikkim Express, Syed Sajjad Ali, Editor, Indigenous Herald and the Editor, Arunachal Times were conferred The Impulse Model’s Media Awards for Change Makers for their preference of reportage on human trafficking.

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Writes, edits and researches. In 2013 he was conferred the Rotary International District 3240 Young Achiever Award for his work in the area of environment and digital journalism. In 2006 he was awarded first in the category of Wildlife Photography by the Department of Environment & Forests and Tourism, Government of Assam.

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