The senior journalist Balakrishna Poojary Ucchila unanimously elected as president of Kaup Press Club, during the annual general body meeting held here on Wednesday, March 1.
Balakrishna is serving as reporter of Udupi and Dakshina Kannada district for Mumbai-published Kannada daily newspaper, Karnataka Malla. He is also working in Namma TV and Prime TV channels.
Udupi district working journalists Association president Jayakar Suvarna (honorary president), Pundalika Marate (vice president), Suresh Yermal (general secretary), Vijay Acharya (joint secretary), Harish Katpady (sports and cultural secretary), Pramod Suvarna (treasurer), Ashidulla Katpady (legal advisor) Vadiraj Rao Nadimane, Prakash Suvarna Katpady, Santosh Naik, Karunakar Nayak and Anil Alva Moodubelle (core committee members).
The installation ceremony will be held here on March 28.
The past secretary Rakesh Kunjoor welcomed the gathering and proposed vote of thanks.