New Delhi: Rama Pandey was honoured with ‘Bharat Gaurav Award’ for her contribution towards Journalism and Activism with a Lifetime Achievement Award. The Award was bestowed upon by NRI Organisation Sanskriti Yuva Sangstha at the House of Commons inside the British Parliament. The other notable awardees included Mrs Indra K Nooyi, Chaiman & CEO, PepsiCo; Kailash Satyarthi, Noble Prize Award Winner & Activist; Major Dhayan Chand, India Hockey Captain and ‘Google Boy’ Kautilya.
Rama Pandey, ex-BBC journalist and a known DD newsreader, has been more than just a pride with her known series ‘Jaane Apna Desh’. After being honoured for her work and contribution for the country, Rama Pandey was elated to receive the ‘Bharat Gaurav Award’ at the House of Commons with such notable dignitaries.
With over 250 episodes of ‘Jaane Apna Desh’, Rama Pandey has been very instrumental in preserving India’s forgotten heritage and culture. The writer, poet, journalist, artist have brought on television some interesting and unknown fact of a mystical country like India.
Receiving the award, Rama Pandey said,“ I am honoured with the award and the recognition. With every coming day I am little bit dazzled, amazed and furthermore in love with India. The kind of stories, histories and the mystery revolve around India are worth exploring and talking about. I have just feed my curiosity and with every curious question. I am glad I could contribute for my country.”