Press Club of Jammu today announced Fourth Ashok Sodhi Memorial Awards for Best Photography 2018 by the three member jury at a function organised here.
The first prize was grabbed by Basit Zargar and was awarded a cash prize of Rs 11,000 and a certificate. The second prize winner Raman Raina was rewarded cash prize of Rs 8000. For the third place, Paradeep Bakshi was declared winner and rewarded a cash prize of Rs 5000. An amount of Rs 2000 was awarded to the consolation prize winners.
The awards were presented by president of Press Club, Ashwani Kumar, and Secretary General Zorawar Singh Jamwal along with Jury members. Speaking on the occasion, president Press Club of Jammu, Ashwani Kumar motivated budding photo journalists to improve their photography skills. The participation of photojournalists increased manifold this year as compared to last year, said Ashwini Kumar.