Assam's Ritu Raj Konwar, one of the ace photojournalists has been selected by The Hindu group to cover upcoming Paris Olympics 2024...


Their esteemed publications mainly The Hindu and Sports Star. Presently working as the Senior Special News Photographer for The Hindu, Ritu Raj has been covering the socio-political journey of north-east India along with his special projects on various ethnic groups on regular basis. 

Being a photojournalist of repute, he had achieved the India’s prestigious Ramnath Goenka Award in the spot news section in 2018 along with one more feather to his success of being a trainee for a period of three years on exclusive training programme on photojournalism organised by World Press Photo (2001-2003).    
As a proud son of Mangaldai from the north bank of the mighty Brahmaputra, being born and brought up in Guwahati, having his masters in anthropology, Ritu Raj chose photojournalism as his career in early 90s contributing to various vernacular and regional media publications projecting northeast.

With this new responsibility assigned to him by The Hindu group, he will be the first male sports photographer from north-east to cover the length and breadth of Paris Olympics 2024. He will be leaving for Paris on 23rd of July for the event.