New Delhi: CEO-cum-editor of Dainik Jagran, Sanjay Gupta was elected as Honorary Treasurer of the Indian Newspaper Society, V Shankaran is the new Secretary-General, according to a statement from INS.

KN Tilak Kumar of Deccan Herald group was elected as president of INS succeeding Ashish Bagga of India Today.

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At the 73rd Annual General Meeting of INS, Kumar was chosen as President, The Statesman's Ravindra Kumar as Deputy President and Kira B Vadadaria as the Vice President for the year 2012-13.

Other members of the Executive Committee of the INS are Dr B S Adityan (Varantari Rani), L Adimoolam (Health & The Antiseptic), Pawan Agarwal (Dainik Bhaskar, Bhopal), Samahit Bal (Pragativadi), K Balaji (The Hindu Weekly), P V Chandran (Grihalakshmi), V K Chopra (Dainik Asam), Rishi Darda (Lokmat, Ahmednagar) and Vijay Darda (Lokmat).

Jagjit Singh Dardi (Charhdikala Daily), Ravindra Dhariwal (Navbharat Times), Mahendra Mohan Gupta (Dainik Jagran), Pradeep Gupta (Dataquest), Shailesh Gupta (Mid-Day), Shekhar Gupta (Loksatta, Mumbai), Sanjay hazari (The Tribune), Mohit Jain (Economic Times), R Lakshmipathy (Dinamalar), Rajul Maheshwari (Amar Ujala) and Jayant Mammen Mathew (Malayala Manorama) are some of the other members.

Other members are Vilas A Marathe (Dainik Hindustan, Amravati), Naresh Mohan (Sunday Statesman), Abhijit Pratap Pawar (Gomantak, Goa), Maheshwer Peri (Outlook), R M R Ramesh (Dinakaran), K Raja Prasad Reddy (Sakshi, Vishakhapatnam), Rakesh Sharma (Aaj Samaj), Somesh Sharma (Rashtradoot Saptahik), Manoj Kumar Sonthalia (The New Indian Express) and Akila Urankar (Business Standard).

M Venkatesh (Hindustan Times), Vijay Kumar Chopra (Punjab Kesari, Jalandhar), Pratap G Pawar (Sakal), Abhay Chhajlani (Nai Dunia), M P Veerandrakumar (Mathrubhumi), Jacob Mathew (Vanitha), Bahubali S Shah (Gujarat Samachar), Hormusji N Cama (Bombay Samachar Weekly), T Venkattram Reddy (Deccan Chronicle), Kundan R Vyas (Vyapar, Mumbai) and Ashish Bagga (India Today) are other members.

(JPN/Agencies)

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