Anil elected PCI Secy General for second term


New Delhi, Mar 25: Anand Kishore Sahay of The Asian Age and Anil Anand of Greater Kashmir have been elected as the new President and Secretary General respectively of Press Club of India (PCI) managing committee.
A statement said the elections were held on Saturday and Sahay, Coordinating Editor of Asian Age, and Anand, Delhi Chief of Bureau of Greater Kashmir, were among those who won the elections. Anand has been elected the Secretary General for the second successive term. He defeated his nearest rival Nirnimesh Kumar of The Hindu with a convincing margin.
Out of the over 1100 votes polled Anand secured nearly 70 percent votes. Prior to being elected Secretary General last year, he was the vice-president of the PCI in 2010-11.
Anand is a son of the soil and hails from Jammu. He has been working as a journalist in Delhi for the past nearly three decades and has represented various leading newspapers.
Manoranjan Bharati, Political Editor of NDTV India won as the Vice President. The other elected officers bearers for this year are Ajay Agarwal, Photo Editor with The Hindustan Times and Jomy Thomas, Chief Correspondent with the Malayalam Manorama.
The 16 elected Managing Committee members include Aditi Tandon (The Tribune), Amrit Mohan (PTI Bhasha), Annapurna Jha (The Pioneer), Atul Mathur (Hindustan Times), Avtar Negi (DD News), Dinesh Sharma (Zee News), Girja Shankar Kaura (The Tribune), Jitendra Kumar (Dainik Bhaskar), Kalyan Barooah (Assam Tribune),  Karuna Madan (Youimuri Shimbun), Manan Kumar (DNA), Praful Kumar Singh (ANI), Sanjay Singh (Rashtriya Sahara), Sudhi Ranjan Sen (NDTV), VK Chaturvedi (Rashtra Times) and Vineeta Yadav (ABP News).

Lastupdate on : Mon, 25 Mar 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Mon, 25 Mar 2013 18:30:00 GMT
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