AWARDS AND SPORTS
● Journalist Aarefa Johari won the prestigious Chameli Devi Jain Award 2021 for an Outstanding Woman Media person 2021.
● She works for ‘Scroll.in’ in Mumbai.
● It is an award to recognize women mediapersons in India who have reported on themes such as social development, politics, equity, gender justice, health, war and conflict, and consumer values.
● The award was instituted for the first time in 1982 by Verghese and the family of Chameli Devi.
● The award was named after an Indian independence activist Chameli Devi Jain. She was the first Jain woman to go to prison during India's independence struggle.