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The president of Uttarakhand Journalists Forum and journalist Sunil Negi has been chosen as the All India Achievers’ Pride of the Nation Awardee to be felicitated with this coveted honour at a function slated for dated 6th March at Hotel Samrat, New Delhi.

The coveted award is being bestowed on Negi for his outstanding translation of a book on the massive ecological catastrophe of June 2013 which occured at Kedarnath Valley and around claiming the lives of thousands and leading to myriad economic loss to the 18 year old Himalayan state of Uttarakhand. The following is the text of the statement released by the senior league journalist and director of AIAC Abhishekh Bachchan while declaring the name of Negi as one the coveted awardee:

The ‘doers’, the ‘achievers’, ICONS are the ones who achieve and excel in their chosen vocation and become Role Models worthy of emulation by others. CONGRATULATIONS Sunil Negi for successfully meriting a place for yourself amongst the esteemed ‘PRIDE OF THE NATION’ awardees. The coveted award will be conferred upon you soon under the aeges of ALL INDIA ACHIEVERS CONFERENCE in New Delhi.

Sunil is a senior league Journalist, author and a prolific writer who has carved a name for himself in the Media world. This award goes to him in recognition of his translated book in English “Havoc in Heaven” based on the tragedy that struck Uttarakhand. He has given a first hand account of the tragedy in which thousands of people lost their lives.

CUDOS Sunil, AIAC salutes your remarkable accomplishments and wishes you many more laurels and accolades. Sunil Negi currently contributes to the news portals newsviewsnetwork.com in english and Samacharhub.com in Hindi regularly.

It was indeed a moment of great privilege for Kalinka Charitable Trust and Uttarakhand Journalists Forum to have the pivotal presence of two important celebrities of their respective fields – one, an author and a politician of repute and another a empowered women who carved a niche for herself in the field of acting as a superstar and producer of several Garhwali films, particularly a super duper hit Subheru Gham.

Yes, I am referring here none other than the former Uttarakhand chief minister and MP Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, an author of several books and eminent parliamentarian as well who’d also made a recent foray in film production with his film Major Nirala likely to be released. Both these eminent personalities were chief guests on 13th January in a largely attended UTTARAYINI KAUTHIG held at Dwarka, New Delhi under the auspicies of KALINKA CHARITABLE TRUST where the singing legend and an iconic personality of Uttarakhand Garh Ratn Narendra Singh Negi and his efficient team of well studded musicians entertained thousands of his fan following.

The ocassion was special because on this very day of Uttarayini the producer, actor of eminence of Uttarakhand Film industry who’d also acted in several Bollywood and regional films like Bhojpuri, Nepalese, Punjabi and produced documentaries for Discovery channel etc was felicitated at the hands of the former Chief Minister, Uttarakhand and MP Dr. Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank as well as the Garh Ratn Narendra Singh Negi with the PRIDE OF UTTARAKHAND AWARD for her valuable and precious contribution in producing quality regional films and playing a vital role in preserving the culture, dialects and traditions of the Himalayan State.

Her home production SUBHERU GHAM, WAS FOR THE FIRST TIME SCREENED IN CANADA’S INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AND WAS AWARDED AS ONE OF THE OUTSTANDING REGIONAL FILMS’, the first ever internatiinal tecongnition accorded to any regional film of Uttarakhand. Kudos to her. Good luck Urmi Negi.



The president of Uttarakhand Journalists Forum, senior journalist , author of two editions of Uttaranchal’s Who’s Who and translator of a book on tragic Uttarakhand disaster of June, 2013 titled HAVOC IN HEAVEN SUNIL NEGI was today felicitated with prestigious RASHTRIYA RATAN AWARD of ALL INDIA ACHIEVERS CONFERENCE at an octane function at Hotel Samrat, for free and fearless journalism and his contribution in posting about five thousand posts on issues of regional and national significance on social networking site facebook to create awreness in the society and mobilise a cross section of the people on the burning topics of the country. The award was presented to Negi by eminent film personalities Raja Murad, Surendra Pal n the Consul General of MONTENEGRO IN INDIA Dr. Jenice Darbari in a function attended by the distinguished people from various fields today (24th Sept, 2017) in New Delhi.

Mr. Negi carries behind him a vast experience as a journalist and social activist having authored two books and contributed tremendously in hindi and english journalism. He had been felicited with several awards in the past and has led the movement demanding justice for the rapists and brutal killers of the NIRBHAYA OF NAJAFGARH ulimately leading to grant of capital punishment to the three culprits. He also arranged Rs 5 lakhs that later on got converted into total seven lakhs by the then UK CM HARISH RAWAT about two years ago for the bereaved family of the deceased. Having served in various newspapers Sunil Negi has been active in journalism for the last three decades and is also credited to have served as Media Consultant at Delhi Commisson For Women for 9 years till 2015. He was also the Media Advisor to Super star turned politician and MP Rajesh Khanna for a decade from 1991 onwards. Mr. Negi was also active in separate Uttarakhand movement and has written on the subject extensively during the movement days during the nineties including filing the petition in Supreme Court of India against the killings of Uttarakhand movement activists in Mujaffar Nagar in 1992 and other parts of Uttarakhand. Negi had been the President of MOTI LAL NEHRU COLLEGE STUDENTS UNION and CENTRAL COUNCILLOR DUSU during 1981/82 . He is a prolific writer and a vivacious reader as well.