Gangtok, Jan 16
Bhim Rawat has been re-elected as the president of Journalist Union of Sikkim [JUS]. He was elected unanimously during the general meeting of JUS held at Golitar in Pangthang on Thursday. The meeting, which was attended by executive members of the union and working journalists of the State, has dissolved the body of the union and constituted the new executive committee of the union.
The new committee has Shekhar Khawas as working president, Amber Gurung and Homnath Dawari as vice-presidents, Sujal Pradhan as general secretary and Samir Hang Limboo as joint secretary, Prakash Adhikari as treasurer, Arpan Pradhan as joint treasurer, Kabita Sharma and Dichen Ongmu as publicity secretaries and Bishnu Neopaney as legal secretary. Likewise, new executive members of JUS are Prabin Khaling, Bishal Gurung, Wangchen Lama, Prabal Rai, Sagar Chhetri, Bijoy Gurung, Deepak Gurung and Jagan Dahal.
JUS has also started the membership drive from today. The meeting has also decided to organized a national-level seminar soon in the State and new committee will work towards the registration of JUS in the earliest.
The meeting was also attended by its members, Sandip Prasad, Dila Chettri, Sukraj Rai, Pradip Mizar, Thakur Subedi, Taiong Bhutia, Poonam Lakhandri, Jharna Neopaney, Kiran Mukhia, Dilliram Dulal and Wangchuk Bhutia.