The election of Directors’ Guild, the organisation for the directors of television drama, will be held at the Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC) today from 09:00am to 05:00pm.
A total of 396 members of the organisation will cast their votes to elect candidates for 13 posts. Besides, candidates for eight posts (finance secretary and seven executive members) have been elected uncontested.Directors Ananta Hira, Dipu Hazra and Salauddin Lavlu will compete for the post of president while Pranesh Chandra Chowdhury, Faridul Hasan, Masum Aziz, Rafiqullah Salim and Shihab Sahin will compete for the posts of vice-presidents.
Mostafa Kamal Raj and SM Kamruzzaman Sagor will compete for the post of general secretary.
The other candidates are Chayanika Chowdhury, Firoza Khan, Rakibul Hasan Chowdhury for joint general secretary, Tuhin Hossain, Ferari Amit, SM Masud Karim for organising secretary, Maniruzaman Nahid, Shahid-un-Nabi for publicity and publications secretary, Mostafa Monon, SM Shahidul Islam Runu for training and archive affairs secretary, Anisul Haque, Sanjay Barua for secretary for information technology, Niaz Mahmud, Saidur Rahman for law affairs secretary and Golam Moktadir, Mukti Mahmud will compete for post of office secretary.
Sazzad Hossain Sony has been elected finance secretary and Abu Hayat Mahmud, Imraul Huda Rafat, AKM Anisuzzaman Anis, Mahmudunnabi, Tariq Muhammad Hasan, Mostafizur Rahman Suman and Hafizur Rahman Suruj have been elected as executive committee members uncontested.
Actor-director SM Mohsin, Naresh Bhuiyan and Masum Reza will perform as election commissioners.