Gangtok, 29 DEC:
Press Club of Sikkim gets its new executive body Senior Journalist Shekhar Khawas elected as President which was the only contesting post. All together 12 executive posts are there in which for the post of President was only contested Shekhar Khawas and Samir Hang Limboo had contested. No nominations were made for four posts – Publicity Secretary, Culture Secretary, Literary Secretary and Sports Secretary now a new body will conduct an election to fill the vacant posts. The posts of vice-presidents (3), working president, general secretary, treasurer and assistant treasurer have uncontested candidates. CB Chettri, Ishwar Neopaney and Bharat Sharma are Vice Presidents, Neelam Neopaney as Working President, D R Dulal as General Secretary, Ambar Gurung as Treasurer and Bhawana Basnett as Assistant Treasurer. Voting was only held for only one post – President. Voting and counting was held today at the office of the Press Club of Sikkim building, MP Golai, Tadong in Gangtok.