Port Blair, April 8: The maiden meeting of the proposed Daily Newspaper Association (DNA), A&N Islands was held at TSG Emerald View hotel today.
Editors and journalists associated with leading dailies viz. The Andaman Express (English & Hindi), Andaman Sheekha, Andaman Chronicle, The Phoenix Post, Aspect, The Echo of India, Info India, Sagar, Andaman Kural, Arthik Lipi, Sangmarg attended the meeting.
Various problems faced by the daily newspapers were discussed in detail. The meeting also discussed the agenda points, deliberated on the draft by-laws and chalked out future plan of action of the association. An ad-hoc committee comprising Mr. K Ganeshan as the President of DNA and Mr. Sanjib Kumar Roy as the General Secretary besides other office bearers and executive members was also constituted.
The objective of the DNA is to protect the interest of the daily newspapers and strive for the welfare of working journalists associated with the daily publications of these islands.