Pune: Noted Journalist H K Dua will be
conferred the prestigious Lokmanya Tilak national award for
2011 for excellence in journalism.
This was announced here today by Deepak Tilak, trustee
of Kesari-Maratha Trust which gives away the award every year.
Dua is one of the senior most journalists in the
country whose career spans over four decades and is known for
his study of political and international affairs.
The award will be conferred on Dua here on January 4,
2011 which also marks the 130th anniversary of `Kesari`,
started by Lokmanya Tilak to mobilise the masses against the
British rule during pre-independence era.