K N Shanth Kumar is new PTI Chairman

11 Sep

 K N Shanth Kumar and Mahendra Mohan Gupta, two eminent media personalities, were today elected Chairman and Vice Chairman respectively of the Press Trust of India (PTI).

 

K N Shanth succeeds R Lakshmipathy, publisher of Tamil daily “Dinamalar”.

 

 Shanth Kumar, a senior editor and photojournalist belonging to the Bangalore-based Printers (Mysore) Private Limited.

 

Shanth Kumar is the Editor of the leading Kannada daily “Prajavani” and Director of Printers (Mysore), publishers of “Deccan Herald”, “Prajavani”, “Sudha” and “Mayura” publications

 

Mahendara  Gupta, Chairman and Managing Editor of the Jagran group, one of the largest media conglomerates in the country. He is former member of Rajya Sabha.

 

 Mahendra Mohan Gupta has been President of the INS and the Indian Languages Newspaper Association (ILNA) besides having been Chairman of United News of India (UNI).

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