JUJA new executive body accorded reception


SAVAR, Feb 24, 2020 (BSS) – The newly-elected Executive Committee of Jahangirnagar University Journalist Association (JUJA) was accorded reception at the seminar room of JU Zahir Raihan auditorium here today.

Md Asaduz Zaman (The Daily Star) and Md Mahbub Alam (Daily Inqilab) took over the charges as President and General Secretary of the committee respectively.

JU Vice-Chancellor (VC) Professor Farzana Islam addressed the function as
the chief guest while President of Jatiya Press Club and Editor of the Daily
Jugantor Saiful Alam attended as main speaker.

Chaired by outgoing JUJA president Plabon Tarique, JU Pro-Vice Chancellor
(Admin) Prof Amir Hossain, Pro-VC (Education) Prof Dr Md Nurul Alam, Senior
Producer of BBC World Service Masud Hasan Khan, President of JUJA Alumni
Association Sayed Shahidul Huq Manju and JUJA advisor Prof Dr Sohel Ahmed
were present as special guests, among others.

Prof Farzana Islam said,” Journalism is a challenging profession …
false, baseless and unfounded news spoil the image of a person or an
institution. So, journalists have to responsible and more careful in

Meanwhile, eight journalists of the university were awarded crest,
certificate and money for their outstanding performance in reporting. Among
them, Md Asaduz Zaman and Plabon Tarique (The Independent) won first and
second prize respectively while Shariful Islam Simanto (Bangladesh Pratidin)
and Rahul M Yousof (The Daily Jugantor) jointly won the third prize.

The chief guest distributed the prize money, crests and certificates among
the awarded journalists.

Jahangirnagar University Teachers Association (JUTA) President Prof A A
Mamun, Acting Registrar Rahima Kaneez, teachers of different departments,
representatives of different teachers’ organisations of the university,
leaders of different political, socio-cultural organisations including
general students from different departments and institutes attended the

Earlier, a nine-member JUJA executive body was formed on January 23 for
2020 session.