AJWJU observes 18th foundation day
JIRIBAM | Sept 23 : The All Jiribam Working Journalists’ Union (AJWJU), Jiribam, an independent body of journalists of Jiribam District, observed its 18th Foundation Day today at PWD Guest house, Jiribam.
The celebration was attended by adhayaksha, Jiribam, Kh. Janaki Devi as a chief guest while, president, All Jiribam Working Journalists Union, Jiribam, Ngathem Biswajit Singh as a functional president and additional superintendent of Police, Jiribam district, H. Basulal Singh; founder president, All Jiribam Working Journalists Union, L. Veerjit Singh; publisher, Manipur Chronicle Daily English Newspaper, S. Herajit Singh as a guests of honour respectively.
The welcome address of the function was delivered by founder secretary, AJWJU, Moirangthem Romeo Singh followed by keynote address delivered by general secretary, AJWJU, Atom Lukhoi Singh. He stated that in Jiribam district, the numbers of Media personnel are countable and due to its mere numbers, it faced many difficulties to provide media coverage at Jiribam at the same time in various places. He sought the co-operation of people for smooth functioning of AJWJU.
From the invitees, advisor AJWJU, advocate K. B Roy; legal advisor AJWJU, L. Romen Singh; president, All Jiribam United Clubs Association, Maipaksana Mangang; general secretary, Jiri Development Organisation (JDO), W. Dinesh Meitei; Ex - AJWJU member, Methew-Udin Kamei; advisor, Jiri Development Organisation, Hemanta Mangang; Ex- AMSU general secretary, Md. Sirazul Haider shared their views about the pivotal roles of Journalist in a society.
During the speeches from the guests of honour, S. Herajit also added about the important role played by Journalists in developing a better society. Founder president of AJWJU, L. Veerjit Singh and protocol officer of BJP said it is pleased to see that the seed of AJWJU which was sown eighteen years before he has grown up. He added “We need to understand our own quality, today if we don’t think about the welfare of Jiribam than the others will not think for us.”
Additional S. P, Jiribam district, H.Basulal Singh said that the relation between the police and media personnel is very important to build up a better society. “Jiribam is the western gateway of Manipur and the present government also gives much emphasis to Jiribam,” He added.
Kh. Janaki Devi said media is the fourth pillar of democracy and its played importance roles. She also appealed to all media person to take pivotal role for the betterment of Jiribam people.
Thereafter, media persons of Jiribam were honoured with certificates and simple gifts for their dedicated work done in the field of journalism.
In his presidential speech, Ng. Biswajit Singh said we make an effort our level best for the media coverage in Jiribam. He appealed to all to co-operate the AJWJU, so that the media persons of Jiribam perform their duties regularly.
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