Ranjeet Yadav

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Ranjeet Yadav is a prominent Indian author and editor, known for his significant contributions to Hindi journalism. He currently holds the position of Editor at Hindi newspaper "Patrakar News" and the news agency "News of India."[1]

Early Life and Education[edit | edit source]

Ranjeet Yadav was born on 8 June 1983 in Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh. He completed his education in Barabanki. His father, late Khushi Ram Yadav, was a contractor.[2]

Career[edit | edit source]

Ranjeet Yadav initiated his career in journalism during his student years. In 2001, he began writing for a Hindi newspaper published in Shahjahanpur. His articles were later featured in prominent Hindi magazines from Delhi and Lucknow.

In 2003, Ranjeet moved to Gorakhpur, where he served as the Deputy Editor for a Hindi daily newspaper. Despite residing in Gorakhpur, he continued contributing to major Hindi magazines such as "Sharp Reporter" and "Manmeet" from Delhi and Azamgarh.

In 2011, Ranjeet founded "Patrakar News," a Hindi monthly magazine. In 2016, he expanded his journalistic venture with the launch of "Patrakar News," a Hindi weekly newspaper.[3]

In 2018, Ranjeet moved to Lucknow and founded "News of India," a news agency that specializes in providing news and articles in Hindi for various newspapers and magazines.[4]

Social Contributions[edit | edit source]

Ranjeet Yadav is actively involved in social work and serves as the National President of the Journalist Association (India). The association works towards advocating for journalists' rights and welfare.

Notable Achievements[edit | edit source]

Ranjeet Yadav has been honored by the Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Shri Ram Naik, for his significant contributions to the field of journalism in 2016. He also received recognition from the Governor of West Bengal, Shri Keshari Nath Tripathi, in the same year.

Significant Work[edit | edit source]

During his tenure at "Patrakar News," Ranjeet Yadav spearheaded a campaign against unethical practices in paramedical colleges, drawing attention to the plight of children in need. In 2017, he conducted an impactful campaign against the inappropriate dressing of schoolgirls outside hotels near Gorakhpur Railway Station.

In 2019, Ranjeet played a crucial role in securing the release of Mahendra, a driver from Varanasi who was wrongfully arrested in Nepal on charges of an accident.[5]

Awards and Honors[edit | edit source]

  • Honored by the Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Shri Ram Naik, in 2016
  • Recognized by the Governor of West Bengal, Shri Keshari Nath Tripathi, in 2016

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