It was mid-day’s time in the sun on Maharashtra Day, with our political editor Dharmendra Jore and principal photographer Pradeep Dhivar being honoured with awards for their contribution to journalism.
Dharmendra Jore receiving his award
While Jore was presented the 2016 trophy at the seventh annual NBC Newsmakers and Achievers award programme, Dhivar was felicitated by Mumbai Congress for contributing 25 years to photojournalism.
Pradeep Dhivar was felicitated by Mumbai Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam. Pics/Datta Kumbhar
Also honoured at the second event were actors Makrand Deshpande and Varsha Usgaonkar.
Makarand Deshpande (extreme left), Varsha Usgainkar (green sari), Sanjay Nirupam, Pradeep Dhivar (in lime green shirt) and other dignitaries at the function