Nasheman Weekly, the country’s largest selling Urdu weekly completed 56 years of glorious publication on January 26th, establishing a new benchmark in Urdu journalism.
Founded in 1962 by the late Usman Asad, Nasheman currently has a circulation of over 1.20 lac; a feat hardly matched by any other Urdu publication in India.
On this occasion Nasheman awarded eminent and senior journalists, social activists and women entrepreneurs for excellence in their respective fields on Saturday, 27th January 2018 at 11:30 AM in Press club auditorium in Bangalore.
Dr. Nowhera Shaik of All India Mahila Empowerment Party (MEP) was the chief guest.
Keeping in mind the adage of “Women Empowerment” most of the awardees were women.
The most prominent women awardees were Mrs. Roopa Moudgil (IPS), Afshan Yasmeen from The Hindu, Nabeela from News 9, Rohini Swamy from The Print, Jahnavi Mahadi from News 18, Shazia Khan a social activist and an Entrepreneur, Dr. Rajlakshmi professor & Miss Wheel Chair World 2017, Dr. Naaglakshmi Choudhary Spokesperson Congress, Mrs. Malvika Avinash Spokesperson BJP, B. T. Lalita Naik former Minister & Kulsum Shadab Wahab Social Activist.
That apart, the other most prominent & proud recipients were Muneer Ahmed Azad Chief Reporter of Daily Salar, Zaheer Ansar Photographer Daily Salar, MC Asad Abbas Anchor & Journalist & Tanveer Ahmed Spokesperson JDS.
And above all, the Guest of Honors were Geeta Menon Social Activist from Mumbai, Shantala Damle from Aam Aadmi Party & Najma Rhozali Minister of Education Morrocco.