New Delhi, October 17
Seema Mustafa, the Editor of The Citizen, has been elected as president of the Editors Guild of India, a press release by the highest physique of editorial leaders stated Saturday.
The announcement got here after the outcomes of a web-based election held on October 16 have been declared.
In the identical election, Hardnews editor Sanjay Kapoor was elected as common secretary. Anant Nath, the Editor of The Caravan, was elected unopposed as Treasurer, the assertion stated.
Mustafa succeeds Shekhar Gupta, the Editor-in-Chief of ThePrint, whereas Kapoor and Nath will take over from A.Ok. Bhattacharya, the Editorial Director of Enterprise Commonplace, and Sheela Bhatt, the Contributing Editor of Rediff.com, respectively.
In a departure from the same old follow of the office-bearers being appointed by consensus, an election was held for the posts this time. — PTI