IMPHAL, June 14: The All Manipur Working Journalists Union (AMWJU) today organized a `Tri Faceted Social Gathering`™ function at the Manipur Press Club.
The function was attended by deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam as chief guest, AMWJU president Wangkhemcha Shamjai as president while Commerce and Industries minister Govindas Konthoujam, Social Welfare minister Ak Mirabai and Agriculture and Fisheries minister Md Abdul Nasir as guests of honour.
The programme was also attended by media house proprietors, members of the Editors`™ Guild and others.
Speaking at the function, Gaikhangam said the gathering is important as it shows the integrity and unity among the media fraternity in the State.
He said there is a close relationship between the proprietors and journalists.
The State journalists have always worked with dedication and at the same time brought laurels to the State in various fields including sports and culture.
The people, he said, should also understand the importance of the media.
Meanwhile, the deputy Chief Minister also expressed happiness at the appointment of Ratan Luwangcha as the national secretary of the Indian Journalists`™ Union and S Sonia Devi as a member of the gender cell of IJU.
Meanwhile, AMWJU also introduced its new office bearers for the year 2015-17 and the new advisors and Press Club Management members.