Award Category : Media Individual of the Year
Year : 2019
Rohith BR is the Deputy Chief of Bureau for Times of India, where he has actively reported on pressing civic, social and environmental issues, including the Citizens fight for transparency and accountability in Governance as witnessed in his coverage of Citizens’ demand for Public Consultation in the Elevated Corridor.
He also covered the environmental degradation of Bellandur and Varthur lake, and Bengaluru’s heritage stone inscriptions.
His work invariably served as a pressure point for the Government to act and not take citizens for granted.