Tapan elected President, Shamim Secretary
Published : Monday, 17 June, 2019 at 12:00 AM Count : 401
The Daily Janakantha's Special Correspondent Tapan Bishwas and online news portal bdnews24.com's Senior Correspondent Shamim Ahmed were elected President and General Secretary of Bangladesh Secretariat Reporters' Forum (BSRF) respectively.
The election of the forum was held at Jatiya Press Club on Sunday with the participation of 112 voters out of its total 114 voters.
A three-member Election Commission led by Press Club President Saiful Alam conducted the election. Other members of the commission were JPC Treasurer Shyamal Dutta and Daily Sangbad's Executive Editor Kashem Humayun.
In the election, Tapan Bishwas got 56 votes while his nearest opponent Samakal's Fasih Uddin Mahtab got 50 votes.
Meanwhile, Shamim Ahmed defeated Bangla Vision TV Chief Reporter Mahfuzur Rahman by 11 votes. Shamim got 61 votes while Mahfuz got 50.
In the election, GTV's Sajeda Parvin Raju Rahman was elected Vice-President, Amader Notun Somoy's Anisur Rahman Tapan Joint General Secretary, Banglanews's Ismail Hossain Organizing Secretary, UNB's Masudul Hoque Finance Secretary, Inqilab's Habibur Rahman (Ponchayet Habaib) Publicity and Publication Secretary and Jagonews's Masud Rana was elected Office Secretary.
Earlier, SATV's Niyamul Aziz Sadique was elected its Training and Research Secretary unopposed.
Besides, Bhorer Dak's Akter Hossain (87), Bangladesh Television's Shafiullah Sumon (66), Daily Jagoron's Mehdi Azad Masum (63), Channel I's Morsalin Babla (63), Desh TV's Jharna Roy (54), Ittefaq's MA Jalil Munna Raihan (52), Bangla Tribune's SM Abbas (52) and Channel 24's Nafiul Islam Linkan were elected as executive committee members of the forum.