Union Government reconstituted IGNCA Trust; Ram Bahadur Rai appointed President

Posted on:15 Apr 2016 12:49:32
Union Government reconstituted IGNCA Trust; Ram Bahadur Rai appointed President
15 April 2016 Current Affairs: The Government of India on 14 April 2016 reconstituted the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) Trust with immediate effect.Senior Journalist Ram Bahadur Rai was selected as President of IGNCA. Veteran dancer Sonal Mansingh, film maker Chandraprakash Dwivedi and lyricist Prasoon Joshi are included as members of the 20 member reconstituted body.

Ram Bahadur Rai : Ram Bahadur Rai is a renowned Hindi Journalist and former news editor of Jansatta newspaper.He has also authored books on VP Singh named Manjil se Jyada Safarand Rahvari ke Sawal on Chandrashekhar.He was a close associate of Jayaprakash Narayan, and was also part of the 11-member Steering Committee that led the JP Movement.He was the organising secretary of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) during the 1974 Bihar movement led by JP Narayan against the misrule and corruption in the government of Bihar.He was one of the first journalists to report about the 1991 Hawala Bribery scandal while working with Hindi daily Jansatta.

IGNCA : Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts is a premier government-funded arts organization in India.It is an autonomous institution under the Union Ministry of Culture. It was established in the memory of Indira Gandhi, the late Indian Prime Minister, with Kapila Vatsyayan as its Founding Director.The IGNCA was launched on 19 November 1985 by former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.

Monthly Current Affairs

Current Affairs Section

Daily Current Affairs Quiz

Subscribe to Current Affairs

Enter your email to get daily current affairs

Current Affairs PDF

Current Affairs November 2017

20 NOVEMBER
NEWS
19 NOVEMBER
NEWS
18 NOVEMBER
NEWS
17 NOVEMBER
NEWS

Current Affairs October 2017

31 OCTOBER
NEWS
30 OCTOBER
NEWS
29 OCTOBER
NEWS
28 OCTOBER
NEWS

Current Affairs September 2017

30 SEPTEMBER
NEWS
28 SEPTEMBER
NEWS
27 SEPTEMBER
NEWS
26 SEPTEMBER
NEWS