Ayushman Jamwal is a Senior News Editor at CNN-News18 and manages the editorial content of the channel’s prime time band, namely the flagship shows of The Right Stand and News Epicentre. Ayushman has written, reported and developed multimedia features for the channel with a focus on human interest stories, international relations and the Indian army.
Ayushman is a columnist for leading online and print titles including The Times of India and The Speaking Tree. He has written multiple articles on contemporary feminism as well as modern and Vedic philosophy through the prism of popular culture icons like the Batman, the Joker and Star Wars.
Ayushman Jamwal is also a celebrated poet. His first poetry collection, ‘Chameleon Lights’ was featured in the top 10 Poetry Bestseller list 2017 on Amazon.com. His second poetry collection ‘Silent Sun’ is out now. Ayushman was recently honoured with the Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize for his work promoting the art of poetry, as well as the Asian Literary Society’s Wordsmith Poetry Prize for his celebrated poem on Triple Talaq titled ‘Am I Not God’s Child?’. Ayushman is also the founder of the poetry collective Wings of Verse promoting poetry for a socially conscious society.
Ayushman also serves as a Board member of the Kunwar Viyogi Memorial Trust, established to preserve Dogri culture. The Trust provides funding for Dogri scholarship at Jammu University and promotes innovation in Dogri art, encouraging cultural fusion.
Ayushman has lead the Trust’s charge hosting Dogri cultural events in Chandigarh, Srinagar, Jaipur and Jammu, most notably hosting Army Chief Bipin Rawat for a grand cultural extravaganza titled ‘Pryutsu’ honouring India’s brave soldiers at the Manekshaw Centre in New Delhi.
Rashmi Jamwal (Artist)
A self-taught artist, Rashmi Jamwal, hails from the state Jammu & Kashmir. is the second daughter of Kunwar Viyogi. In 1991, Rashmi graduated from the University of Jammu with a degree in law. Married to the ace aviator, Air Commodore NS Jamwal (Retd), she has served as the head of various welfare organizations.
Legal profession took a back seat to become a full-fledged homemaker post marriage. During this phase, she was irrevocably drawn to the world of creativity & colors.
Early influences have been the myriad cultural hues, people and places visited, nature and ancient myths into contemporary art forms. She believes in river-like quality in the act of creation- always seeking, exploring and dropping the known for unknown, communicating the joy and beauty of visual medium beyond the confines of languages.
Not only that, she is also a teacher and a fitness instructor. Rashmi has showcased her fine pieces of art in several exhibitions across the NCR region. She currently resides in Gurgaon with her husband and two sons Aman and Siddharth.