IABJIndianapolis Association of Black Journalists (Indianapolis, IN)
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There will be speeches and a recounting of some interesting community work done by members of IABJ and how IABJ addresses the community's needs.
Earlier this month, on April 7, IABJ organised the First International Mushaira on the occasion of Bihar Diwas 2016 to a great response.
In addition to socio-cultural and community welfare activities, IABJ has a history of organising literary programmes.
In view of a considerable number of Biharis and Jharkhandis working in Qatar, IABJ was founded by Shakil Ahmed Kakvi, Mirza Hamid Ali, Aslam Parvez, Zafar Khan and many others at CCC Camp, Messaieed in May 2000.
From carrying out regular consultation in different camps to increase awareness among the people of Bihar and Jharkhand about local laws, their rights and responsibilities, to organising cricket matches and blood donation drives, IABJ covers a wide array of community work.
The functional committee has gone through changes from time to time as per the requirements for better functioning of IABJ.
The other IABJ office bearers who attended the press conference were Nilangshu Dey, Habibun Nabi, Mirza Hamad Ali, Gohar Althaff and Bilal Khan.
Kakvi quoted a message from Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Sushil Kumar Modi as saying, "I congratulate IABJ and Bihar Foundation, Qatar chapter, for doing good work for Biharis and Bihar.
So, the IABJ must diversify its honours for talents so that not only writers but also other talented persons from Bihar and Jharkhand get a fair deal", Chogule said.
Also present on the occasion were, the patron of Bazm-e-Qatar Syed Abdul Hye and General Secretary of IABJ Farooq Ahmed.