Award Category : Media Individual of the Year 2020
Manjunath extensively covers environmental issues. His series of stories and numerous follow-ups on the pathetic condition of Sarakki lake was one of the driving forces for #BBMP to start rejuvenation work. He also reported on how Bagar Hukum land allotment norms were violated and how this provision was misused to grant land to the rich people, resulting in a complaint being filed in ACB regarding this scandal. Apart from these, he has also extensively reported on the Bellandur Lake issue.