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From which field Ganesh Shanker Vidyarthi award is related?
1. Sports
2. Best Social Service
3. Music
4. Journalism

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Correct Answer - Option 4 : Journalism

The correct answer is Journalism.

  • Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Puraskar is a yearly journalism award given by the President of India.
  • It was first granted in the year 1989.
  • The award was constituted in the remembrance of Indian journalist and politician Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi, who was killed during a riot in Kanpur.
  • Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi was an Indian journalist, a leader of the Indian National Congress, and an independence movement activist.
  • He was a crucial figure in the non-cooperation movement and the freedom movement of India, who once interpret Victor Hugo's novel Ninety-Three, and is mostly known as the founder-editor of the Hindi language newspaper, Pratap.

  • The latest awardee of Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Puraskar is KG Suresh who is an academician and senior Journalist.
  • He is currently Head of the Indian Institute of Mass and Communication.
  • Senior Journalist Ravish Kumar was Awarded the Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Puraskar twice in the years 2010 and 2014.
  • He is currently Prime Time Anchor on New Delhi Television Limited.

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