First prize to CUSB documentary “Kinnar” at Patliputra Cine Fest
“Hijra” – A Forced Destiny, a documentary produced by the students of Centre for Mass Communication and Media Studies (CMS) of Central University of South Bihar (CUSB) bagged the top prize at documentary competition organised by Patliputra Cine Society in Patna. The HoD of CMS Dr. Atish Prashar received the award for the documentary made on the life of eunuchs (hijras). Dr. Prashar was felicitated by noted writer and founder of Manushi Ms. Madhu Kishwar in the event organised at BIA Hall in memory of journalist Devrishi Narad.
On receiving the award Dr. Prashar expressed happiness and said that the documentary was made by the students of Mass Mass Communication for 2014-16 batch. The team of students comprised of Wali Sabina, Rishikesh, Tiyasha Mukherjee, Nishant, Shweta Surbhi and Vikarn Raj Verma made this documentary under the supervision of faculty members Dr. Ravi Suryawanshi, Dr. Kinshuk Pathak, Dr. Sujeet Kumar and Dr. Anindya Deb. We are also thankful to the Vice-Chancellor Prof. Harish Chandra Singh Rathore for his regular support and guidance for doing such creative work and making documentary, added a delighted Dr. Prashar.