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National Union of Journalists India Elects Office Bearers

National Union of Journalists India Elects New Office Bearers

The International Federation of Journalists congratulates the newly elected office bearers of the National Union of Journalists (NUJ [I]). The elected positions were announced at the 17th Biennial Conference of NUJ (I), held at Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh on June 15, 16 & 17, 2013. The Honourable Vice President of India Shri M. Hamid Ansari inaugurated the Biennial Conference.

President: Mr Uppala Lakshman

Vice-presidents: Mr. Rajiv Shukla (Central Zone)
Mr Sanjay Rathee (North Zone)
Mr  Lalit Sharma (West Zone)
Mr  M.D.V.S.R. Punnam Raju (South Zone)
Mri Dipak Ray (East Zone)

Treasurer: Ms. Usha Pahwa

Secretary-general: Mr Prasanna Mohanty

Mr. Pramod Saini (Central Zone)
Shri Suresh Sharma (West Zone)
Mr. Alam Mehndi (South Zone)
Mr. Shiv Kumar Agarwal (East Zone)
Mr Dr H S Lall (North Zone)

National Executive Members

Mr Anand Rana
Mr Atul Arora
Shri Bade Prabakar
Shri Balmukund Bharti
Shri Bhismadev Panda
Shri Braham Dutt Sharma
Shri Dhirendra kumar Choubey
Dr Khalid Anwar
Shri Mohamad Irfan
Shri Mohan Yadav
Shri Nimen Charan Mohanty
Shri Pradeep Agarwal
Shri Pradeep Sharma
Shri Pramod Goswami
Mr Pramod Mujumdar
Shri Praveen Kumar Singh
Shri Ram Bhuwan Singh Kushwah
Shri Radhakant Das
Mr Rajender Prasad Pandey
Mr Rajesh Maheshwari
Mr Rakesh Vashisht
Mr Sandeep Malik
Mr Sanjay Rai
Shri Shankar Prasad Mishra
Shri Subhash Chander Nigam
Shri Pratibha Shukla
Mr Rakesh Arya
Praveer Chakravarty
Shri Dadan Pandey
Mr Satyender Kr. Tiwari
Mr Ritesh Anupam

Ex-officio members

Shri Prajnananda Chaudhuri
Shri Ras Bihari

Vice President Shri Ansari praised the NUJ record in upholding the Press freedom and journalistic ethics.

More than 1000 journalists from across the country participated in the function.

Resolutions on media situation in India and other countries were discussed and passed in the conference.


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