hosted 300+ journalists of IFWJ from across the
University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya
(USTM) organized the “Interaction Between Local
and Delegate Journalists” of the 123rd Working
Committee Meeting of Indian Federation of
Working Journalists (IFWJ) on March 15, 2015 in
Techno City campus.
The interactive session saw the discussion of
various relevant issues pertaining to the NER
amongst the journalists that had gathered from
all over India. Foremost among them was the
“negligence” of issues from North East in the
National Media, border issues, insurgency,
illegal foreigners etc.
While welcoming the delegates, the Chancellor of
the University Mahbubul Hoque appealed to all
media friends from other parts of the country to
explore the positive side of NE region and
consider NE as integral part of the country. He
also urged the delegates to inculcate analytical
approach and not to practice negative and yellow
journalism. He requested all media friends to
play a vital role in strengthening the unity in
integrity and cultural arena of our great
More than 300 journalists from all over India
participated in this Interactive Session. Mr. K.
Vikram Rao, President; Mr. B. V. Mallikar Junaih
and Mr. Manoj Das, Vice Presidents; Mr.
Parmanand Pandey, Secretary General of IFWJ were
present among the delegates.
After the interface, students of Regional
Institute of Science & Technology and University
of Science and Technology, Meghalaya presented a
colourful cultural nite for the journalists.
After seeing the infrastructure and hospitality,
all the journalists praised Mr Hoque for the
wonderful contribution in this part of the
country. “His great efforts must be recognized
by the stakeholders of our country” said the
President and other important officials of IFWJ.