Bangalore, Sep 19 (UNI) Mr Bahubali S Shah of Gujarat Samachar, Ahmedabad, has been elected as the President of The Indian Newspaper Society for the year 2007-08 at its 68th Annual General Body Meeting held here today.
He succeeds Mr Hormusji N Cama, Bombay Samachar Weekly, Mumbai.
Mr Paresh Nath (Woman's Era, New Delhi) was elected as Deputy President, Mr T Venkataram Reddy (Deccan Chronicle) will be the Vice President and Mr Rakesh Sharma (Hindustan Times, Patna) the Honorary Treasurer of the Society.
Mr Pawan Chopra was elected the Secretary General.
The other members elected to the Executive Committee were: Mr Vivek Goenka (Indian Express, Mumbai), Mr Vijay Darda (Lokmat), Mr Mammen Mathew (Malayala Manorama), Mr Vijay Kumar Chopra (Punjabi Kesari, Jalandhar), Mr Pratap G Pawar (Sakal), Mr Abhay Chhajalani (Nai Dunia), Mr M P Veerendrakumar (Mathrubhumi), Mr Pradeep Guha (Divya Bhaskar), Mr Jacob Mathew (Vanitha), Mr Hormusji N Cama (Bombay Samachar Weekly), Dr B S Adityan (Vaarantari Rani), Mr Girish Agarwal (Dainik Bhaskar, Bhopal), Mr M J Akbar (Asian Age, Delhi), Mr Tariq Ansari (Mid-day), Mr Ashish Bagga (India Today), Mr Vemuri Balaram (Swati Saparivara Patrika Weekly), Mr V K Chopra (Dainik Asam, Guwahati), Mr P V Chandran (Grihalakshmi, Kozhikode), Mr Devendra Darda (Lokmat Times, Nagpur), Mr Jagjit Singh Dardi (Charhdikala Daily, Patiala), Mr Bhaskar Das (Maharashtra Times, Mumbai), Mr Ravindra Dhariwal (Navbharat Times), Mr Mahendra Mohan Gupta (Dainik Jagran), Mr Pradeep Gupta (Dataquest), Mr Shailesh Gupta (Dainik Jagran, Varanasi), Mr Shekhar Gupta (Indian Express, New Delhi), Mr Sanjay Hazari (The Tribune), Mr Mohit Jain (Economic Times), Mr K N Tilak Kumar (Prajavani), Mr Ravindra Kumar (The Statesman), Dr R Lakshmipathy (Dinamalar), Mr Atul Maheshwari (Amar Ujala), Mr Naresh Mohan (Sunday Statesman), Mr Vilas Arun Marathe (Dainik Hindusthan, Amravadi), Mr Abhijit Pratap Pawar (Gomantak, Goa), Mr Maheshwer Peri (Outlook, New Delhi), Mr R M R Ramesh (Dinakaran, Chennai), Mr Manoj Kumar Sonthalia (Kannada Prabha), Mr Somesh Sharma (Rashtradoot Saptahik, Jaipur), Mr Kundan R Vyas (Janmabhoomi and Mr M Venkatesh (Hindustan Times, New Delhi).