Hindustan Times honoured for its series on acid attacks

  • Hindustan Times
  • Updated: Dec 06, 2014 17:44 IST

The Hindustan Times was on Friday awarded the International Press Institute India Award for Excellence in Journalism 2014 for its series against acid attacks .

The award was presented to editor-in-chief Sanjoy Narayan by Union minister of state for environment, forests and climate change Prakash Javadekar at a function in Delhi.

Hindustan Times won the award for a powerful public interest campaign against acid attacks. The jury commended the paper for focusing attention on a heinous crime and raising awareness.

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