Veteran Journalist Kanchan Gupta Appointed Senior Adviser to I&B Ministry

NEW DELHI: Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, on Friday has announced the appointment of senior journalist Kanchan Gupta as Sr. Advisor to the ministry for a period of one year or until further notice, whichever is earlier. His appointment is with immediate effect, says the press release, issued by the ministry.

The veteran journalist Kanchan Gupta was advisor to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee once who writes on various topics with national interests and integrity.

He has also worked at The Telegraph early in his career and was the youngest Assistant Editor in The Statemen’s history. He has worked for The Pioneer and writes columns for several newspapers.

He is currently serving as Chairman, Raja Rammohun Roy Library Foundation, Kolkata, and is also a member of the Prime Minister’s Committee on Netaji 125th Anniversary.