Rajasthan Patrika Invites Entries for KC Kulish International Award 2008

The Rajasthan Patrika Group is glad to announce the Second Karpoor Chandra Kulish International Award 2008 (KC Kulish  Award 2008).


This annual award, in the hallowed memory of  Karpoor Chandra Kulish, is aimed at recognizing efforts of thought leaders in media, journalist's outstanding contributions to upholding professional values as well as protecting and promoting ethics and morality, right and freedom of the people for better quality of life.   

The award theme for the year 2008 shall be "Terrorism & Society".  The award, together with US$ 11,000 in prize money,  is given to the winner of KC Kulish Award.

The trophy and prize money shall be awarded to the institution or team leader (in case of independent team) on behalf of the team.   

Medals and certificates shall be given to each member of the participating teams.

Stories should have been published between 1st January 2008 and 31st December 2008.

Deadline: 28 February 2009, 1800 hrs (IST) shall be the last date and time for sending the entries.

Non-Hindi and English entries must be accompanied by full and accurate English translations. Hindi entries should have a brief of the story in English attached to the entry to be admissible.  Awards are restricted to Print Media only.  

The theme for the First KC Kulish Award for the year 2007 was "Human Development". The jury received 187 entries from across the globe, 61 Indian newspapers pitched for 145 entries and 10 members of international media submitted 42 entries.


Ms Afshan Subohi, DAWN, Karachi, Pakistan and her team for the story "Why does corporate Pakistan detest democracy" and Mr.Nilesh Mishra, Hindustan Times, Delhi and his team for the story - "The new Muslim series-from Masjid to Market a journey" have been selected joint winner of 2007 KCK International award'2007.


The award was given by former President of India Dr.A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, in a glittering ceremony in the Capital. Ten other stories have been selected for the merit award.  

Entries fulfilling all requirements should reach the following address:

KC Kulish International Award, Rajasthan Patrika Private Limited, Kesargarh, JLN Marg, Jaipur 302004, Rajasthan, India.   

Only International Entries can be submitted online with PDF copies of all required documents at: [email protected], [email protected].

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