Founding anniv of DUJA celebrated
City Desk :
Dhaka University Journalists' Association (DUJA) on Thursday celebrated its 34th founding anniversary upholding the slogan 'Information, Youth and Constant Truth' amid much enthusiasm and joy. A colourful procession led by DU Vice-Chancellor (VC) Professor Dr Md. Akhtaruzzaman, DUJA President Rayhanul Islam Abir, and DUJA General Secretary Mahdi-Al-Muhtasim Nibir was brought out at Teacher- Student Center (TSC) premises on the campus.
Praising the important role of campus reporters, DU VC Prof Akhtaruzzaman said, "DUJA has been playing the role of watchdog not only for the sake of Dhaka University but also for the interest of whole country. The organisation is working relentlessly to uphold democratic practices." Mentioning the objectivity of journalism, DU VC said, "Journalists scrutinize many problems and crisis of the university and it has a civilising influence on university' administration," DUJA President Abir Rayhan said, "Young journalists are playing an important role in accelerating higher education of DU". Briefing on the aspects of campus reporting, DUJA General Secretary Mahdi-Al-Muhtasim Nibir said, "DUJA began its journey in 1985 with some young journalists. Following the ethics of journalism, the young journalists of the organisation have been serving the nation."