Inside UP's illegal manufacturing industry

Nidhi Bhardwaj


Nidhi did a video story on the illegal crude weapon suppliers,dwelling in Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh. The story was also published on the front page of Mint.It carried the testimony of the men in the trade, who not just explained the
entire trade route from UP to Delhi and the neighbouring states,but also discussed as to why the crude weapon industry was
thriving and contributing to the rise in crime rate.

The startling revelations in the story and the daring attempt won her the Mint-
Best Journalist Award in 2008.

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