February 8, 2023

BENGALURU EXPRESS

Truth Triumphs

Pulitzer Prize 2022: Journalist Danish Siddiqui, 3 others bag award for India’s Covid Coverage

Awards are motivation and inspiration to achieve pinnacle in any field. Awards and hard-smart work are totally inter-linked.

Awards are given invariably in recognition with hard work and how their deeds helps a community or an organisations to achieve newer heights.

Pulitzer award is one of the prestigious awards in the literary field and it pursuits only deserving hands.

Pulitzer Prize 2022 jewels

Pulitzer Prize 2022 winners in Journalism, Books, Drama and Music were announced on Monday. And this time three Indian journalists have made India proud by bagging the prestigious award.

The winner’s list included The Washington Post, including Indians Adnan Abidi, Sanna Irshad Mattoo, Amit Dave, and the late Danish Siddiqui of Reuters in Journalism.

Reuters photographer Danish Siddiqui was posthumously awarded a Pulitzer along with Adnan Abidi, Sanna Irshad Mattoo, and Amit Dave for their images of Covid’s toll on India. Siddiqui was killed last year while covering a clash between Afghan special forces and Taliban insurgents.

What is pulitzer award:
The Pulitzer Prize is an award for achievements in newspaper, magazine, online journalism, literature and musical composition within the United States. It was established in 1917 by provisions in the will of Joseph Pulitzer, who had made his fortune as a newspaper publisher, and is administered by Columbia University.

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