Nagpur News : Kishor Bagde and Suhas Nayse, both from Sports Journalists’ Association of Nagpur (SJAN) were co-opted in the executive committee of Sports Journalists’ Federation of India (SJFI) at its AGM held at the Uppal Stadium in Hyderabad.
The first executive committee meeting co-opted both Nayse and Bagde. Veteran journalist G Viswanath of The Hindu (Mumbai) was retained as the president. Subodh Malla Barua of Dainik Asom (Guwahati) will remain the secretary for 2014-16 period.
The following are the office-bearers and Executive Committee:
President: G. Viswanath (Hindu Mumbai); Vice-Presidents: A Vinod (Hindu Kerala), DV Garud (Bangalore), Saraju Chakraborty (Tripura) and Vikas Pande (Indore); Secretary: Subodh Malla Barua (Dainik Asom, Assam); Joint Secretary: Prashant Keni (Loksatta, Mumbai); Treasurer: R Kaushik (Wisden, India, Bangalore); Ex Comm: SS Ramaswamy (PTI, Mumbai), Biswajit Sharma (Tripura), R. Narayanan (TN), KC Vijayakumar (The Hindu, Bangalore), Ratan Chakraborty (Ananda bazar Patrika, Calcutta), Sambir Mohapatra (Odisha), Amitabha Das Sharma (The Hindu Calcutta). Kishor Bagde (Lokmat) and Suhas Nayse (The Times of India ) both co-opted members).