New Delhi: This week IBN7’s show ‘The Citizen Journalist Show’ completes 200 episodes. Over the years, the show has given a platform to hundreds of citizens, who have fought injustice and brought a change in the society. The show highlights the struggles of brave citizen journalists, does constant follow-ups, and traces the impact. This week, we revisit the following five CJs whose stories led to positive outcomes:
CJ Yogesh Kumar’s fight against pollution caused by the paper mills led to the DM of Muzaffarnagar constituting a committee to investigate the matter. Health camps were also set up in affected areas.
CJ Sania from Badarpur Khadar village questioned government’s promise of building a school in the village. Thanks to her persistent efforts and a high court order, the school is functional now.
CJ Dinesh Taylor from Shajapur fought for the people of his village who had not got their wages under MNREGA and got them their due.
CJ Sanjay Kashyap’s report on encroachment on the Hindon river led to the authorities swinging into action and demolishing some of the illegal encroachment.
CJ Ashvini from Sonbhadra questioned the money being spent on areas that would eventually be submerged under water once the dam in the area became functional. After his report was aired, the work was brought to a standstill.
Ashutosh, Managing Editor, IBN7, said, “As we complete 200 episodes of the Citizen Journalist Show, we thank all the courageous CJs of our country who have shown that journalism is all about having the power and belief to bring a change that a nation wants to see.”
Watch The Citizen Journalist Show on Sunday January 13th at 5:30 PM only on IBN7.