The District Unit had its first Executive Committee meeting at Hotel Mrigaya on Sunday where the State President, S. Sabanayakan and General Secretary Sekhar Sengupta were invited to attend. Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Sabanayakan urged all district units of IJA to actively participate in celebrating the IJA’s centenary year beginning June 22, 2021. Mr. Sengupta laid out the centenary plans and stressed the importance of the district units in taking the celebrations forward.
Messer Taraknath Roy (NEC member), Swapan Mukherjee, Arup Laha and Jagannath Bhowmick spoke on the occasion.
Mr. Swapan Mukherjee led a team to meet the local district administration to submit a memorandum demanding a vaccine for COVID-19 for working journalists, among other demands to safeguard journalists during assembly election coverage.
BARDHAMAN: New Executive Committee of Indian Journalists Association, East Burdwan District Branch has been formed. Swapan Mukherjee has been nominated as the chairman of the new committee for the year 2021-22 and Arup Laha has been appointed as the general secretary at the annual general meeting held at the auditorium of Burdwan Raj College on Sunday.
KALYANI: IJA State General Secretary, Mr. Sekhar Sengupta, inaugurated the new Bhawan of the IJA Nadia Unit in Kalyani on January 31.
Addressing the gathering, Mr. Sengupta said Nadia Unit is the first in the state of West Bengal to have its own office. He encouraged the Unit members and other journalists to take full advantage of the infrastructure to develop journalism in the area.
It’s informed to all the Indian Journalists’ Association members that the Executive Council met virtually using Google Meet on October 17, 2020 at 11 am to pass the following resolution unanimously.
The EC meeting was chaired by President, Sri S. Sabanayakan and was attended by General Secretary, Secretary and other office bearers and members from city and districts.
General Secretary Sri Sekhar Sengupta explained the present situation to the members and sought an indefinite extension to the present EC to function till a new body was elected in an AGM.
After getting the majority views, Sri Sengupta read out a resolution prepared to be submitted to the Registrar of Trade Union. The meeting passed the resolution to be adopted unanimously. The same will be sent to the Registrar of Trade Union for information and necessary action.