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V K Krishna Menon Award 2019

Indian-origin journalist G D 'Robert' Govender has been conferred with the V K Krishna Menon Award 2019 in UK for his contribution as a pioneer of decolonised journalism.
V K Krishna Menon Award 2019
  • The award is given to mark the 123rd birth anniversary of V K Krishna Menon- an Indian diplomat and politician.

About G D 'Robert' Govender:

  • G D 'Robert' Govender is the first person who has been awarded the V K Krishna Menon posthumously.
  • He died in the UK in 2016.
  • Govender had written many books in the field of journalism but his one of the outstanding work was "The Martyrdom of Patrice Lumumba" which had exposed the role of western intelligence agencies in the murder of the Congolese independence leader.

Question:

Q. Which Indian-origin journalist has been conferred with the V K Krishna Menon Award 2019 in UK for his contribution as a pioneer of decolonised journalism?
a. G D 'Roger' Govender
b. G D 'Albert' Govender
c. G D 'Robert' Govender
d. G D 'Joseph' Govender
V K Krishna Menon Award 2019 V K Krishna Menon Award 2019 Reviewed by Neha Verma on May 09, 2019 Rating: 5

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