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Hojai Press Club celebrates National Press Day

Deputy Commissioner of Hojai District Tanmoy Pratim Borgohain graced as Chief Guest, Pradip Kumar Nath, Senior Journalist
graced as   Chief Speaker, Maruf Alom, Business Manager, Ministry of Public Information and Broadcasting, Govt of India, Kamal Dutta, Secretary Hojai Sports Association, Pramod Ranjan Das, President, Bongo Sahitya Samellan, Anup Kumar Borthakur, Secretary,Hojai Zila Asam Sahitya Sabha, Rohit Agarwalla, Social Worker, Mukul Goswami, Senior Journalist, DFO Pulak Choudhury graced as guests.

Speaking on the occasion, Chief Speaker Pradip Kumar Nath asserted Journalists covers the stories by working relentlessly day and night, they are with everyone whether their is sorrow or happiness,  but the safety and security of Journalists is in big question?

He said Government should take necessary actions to provide safety and security to the Journalist fraternity.

He further  said "Journalism is the weapon which should be  used for the betterment of society, it is the  duty  of Journalists to highlight the stories which really needs attention."

"Journalists should indulge themselves in continuous process of learning to enhance their knowledge.", Nath added.

DC said  Workings of Journalist touches each section of Society, so they should work keeping mind each aspect of the society.

He further stated the three mantra of positive journalism is transparency, honesty and fearlessness.

Maruf Alom stressed on Citizen Journalism and networking.

He said Good relation is the key to find the hidden stories, Journalists should try to set up a good network so that stories directly come to them instead of finding.

All other guests spoke on this occasion and stressed on significance of  positive jounalism for the over all societal welfare.

One minute silence was also kept in the meet to pay tribute for Journalists who were killed while performing their duties.Saplings  were aslo distributed among the guests.

People from all walks of life attended the meeting. The anchoring was done by Dr. Pijush Nandi.

At the  very outset,Sanjit Sarkar, President Hojai Press Club hoisted flag of the club, followed by Shahid tarpan by Niranjan Sarawagi, President, Hojai Zila Sambadik Sanstha and the inaugural lamp was lighted by DC Tanmoy Pratim Borgohian.

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