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Journalist Rajat Sharma to contest for DDCA President's post

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Rajat today threw his hat into the ring for the post of & (DDCA) President, the elections for which will be held on June 30.

Padma Bhushan awardee is the of channel TV.

Sharma's team will consist of Rakesh who will fight for the post of Vice President, (Secretary) and Om Prakash

A statement from the Sharma faction stated that the names of rest of the panel will be released later.

Sharma's candidature is backed by former DDCA Sneh Bansal, and (FIH) among others.

The dates for the DDCA elections were declared yesterday by Justice Vikramajit Sen, who also issued the directive that the polls will be held without the much-criticised proxy voting system.

The proxy system of voting which has been considered by many as the root cause of corruption in DDCA has been done away with as Justice Sen released an 11-point model of code of conduct for election of members of the committee.

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First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 17:20 IST