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Editors Council accepts Naem Nizam’s resignation

  • Published at 08:05 pm August 25th, 2021
Naem Nizam
File photo of Naem Nizam, editor of the daily Bangladesh Pratidin Collected from Facebook

The council also selects Dewan Hanif Mahmud as the acting secretary general

The Editors Council (Sampadak Parishad) has accepted the resignation of Naem Nizam from the position of secretary general.

The council also selected Assistant Secretary General Dewan Hanif Mahmud as the acting secretary general of the organisation as per its constitution.

The decision was taken at a meeting of the council held at The Daily Star Centre in Dhaka on Wednesday, said to a press release signed by Mahfuz Anam, the president of the council.

“The meeting also rejected the various allegations made by Naem Nizam against the Parishad and its President and reiterated that every resolution and activity of the organization was always done on the basis of consensus,” according to the press release.

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Earlier Reazuddin Ahmad reported that following Parishad’s last resolution, his attempts to bring Naem Nizam to the meeting did not materialize, it said.

The meeting was attended by Mahfuz Anam, Editor, The Daily Star, Reazuddin Ahmed, Editor, The Financial Herald, Matiur Rahman, Editor, Prothom Alo, Matiur Rahman Chowdhury, Editor, Manabzamin, Shah Husain Imam, Editor, Financial Express, Nurul Kabir, Editor, New Age, Shyamal Dutta, Editor, Bhorer Kagoj, AMM Bahauddin, Editor, Daily Inqilab, Saiful Alam, Editor, Jugantor, MA Malek, Editor, Dainik Azadi, Md Mozammel Haque, Editor, Karatoa, M Shamsur Rahman, Editor, The Independent, Mustafiz Shafi, Acting Editor, Shamakal, Zafar Sobhan, Editor, The Dhaka Tribune, Dewan Hanif Mahmud, Editor, Bonik Barta, Amit Habib, Editor, Desh Rupantor, and Tasmima Hossain, Editor, The Ittefaq.