बिहीबार, २७ चैत २०७६
बिहीबार, २७ चैत २०७६

FNJ 64th Establishment Day: Former office-bearers honoured

दैनिक नेपाल २०७५ चैत १७ गते ६:५२

Kathmandu, March 31 (RSS): The Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) here today feted its former office-bearers and best-performing Chapters on the occasion of its 64th year of establishment.
National Human Rights Commission President Anupraj Sharma honoured former officer-bearers Radha Budhathoki (Vice-President), Chitranga Thapa (Vice-President), Chandra Bhandari (Secretary-General), Karnadev Bhatta (Vice-President), Ishwor Chandra Gautam (Vice-President), Hemanta Karmacharya (Vice-President) and Tej Bahadur Bhandari (Vice-President).
Similarly, feted in the event were Yagya Sharma (Vice-President), Gopal Budhathoki(Vice-President), Umid Bagchand (Vice-President), Sanjaya Santoshi Rai (Vice-President), Krishna Prasad Basya ‘Rakesh’ (Vice-President), DR Panta (Vice-President), Gangadhar Parajuli (Vice-President), Poshan KC (Secretary-General), Yasoda Timalsina (Vice-President), Om Sharma (Secretary-General), Khil Bahadur Bhandari (Vice-President), Anita Bindu (Vice-President) and Ujir Magar(Secretary-General).
Likewise, the FNJ’s Kaski Chapter was honoured in recognition of its pivotal role in transforming the Association of Nepalis Journalists into Federation and introducing First Past the Post electoral system in the Federation.
On the occasion, the teams securing the first, second and third positions in the Media Cup Futsal Competition were also awarded.
Press Organisation Nepal had won the match while Nepal Press Union had stood second and Image Channel’s clinched the third position.
NHRC Sharma, after awarding the winners, said the judiciary and journalism sectors should be set free to safeguard democracy.
FNJ President Govinda Acharya reaffirmed that the Federation was for the welfare of the working journalists and freedom of the press.
Former President of FNJ Harihar Birahi and Dr Mahendra Bista spoke of the need for the journalism sector of Nepal to be accountable to to the people.
Former Vice-President of FNJ, Radha Budhathoki and its former Secretary-General Chandra Bhandari called for journalists to make journalism more responsible and fair.