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Former Presidents

Name Company Name Year
Arthur Moore The Statesman 1939-43
Devdas Gandhi The Hindustan Times 1943-45
H.W. Smith The Times of India 1945-46
W.J.B. Walker The Statesman 1946-47
Kasturi Srinivasan The Hindu 1947-48
Tushar Kanti Ghosh The Amrita Bazar Patrika 1948-49
Desh Bandhu Gupta Daily Tej 1949-50
M.N. Cama The Bombay Chronicle 1950-51
Ramnath Goenka Indian Express 1951-52
Suresh Chandra Majumdar The Hindustan Standard 1952-53
C.R. Srinivasan Swadesamitran 1953-54
J.C. Jain The Times of India 1 1954-55
Nirmal Chandra Ghosh Jugantar 1955-56
G. Narasimhan The Hindu 1956-57
H.R. Moharay Samyukta Karnataka 1957-58
Upendra Acharya The Indian Nation 1958-59
D.M. Harris The Statesman 1959-60
Dr. N.B. Parulekar Daily Sakal 1960-61
A.B. Nair Free Press Journal 1961-62
R.R. Diwakar Samyukta Karnataka 1962-63
A.K. Sarkar Ananda Bazar Patrika 1963-64
K.M. Cherian Malayala Manorama 1964-65
G.N. Sahi The Hindustan Times 1965-66
C.G.K. Reddy Sport and Pastime 1966-67
J.M.D.Souza Illustrated Weekly of India 1967-68
M.L. Ganguli Jugantar 1968-69
M. Yunus Dehlvi Shama 1969-70
C.A. Narayan Sunday Standard 1970-71
C.R. Irani The Statesman 1971-72
K. Narendra Daily Pratap (Delhi) 1972-73
K.M. Mathew Malayala Manorama 1973-74
P.K. Roy Amrita Weekly 1974-75
A.G. Sheorey The Nagpur Times 1975-76
V.M. Nair Mathrubhumi 1976-77
Dr. Ram S. Tarneja The Economic Times 1976-78
B.D. Goenka Andhra Prabha 1978-79
Shantilal A. Shah Gujarat Samachar 1978-80
K.L. Sarkar Hindustan Standard 1980-81
Mammen Varghese Malayala Manorama 1981-82
Ramesh Chandra Navbharat Times 1982-83
N. Murali The Hindu 1983-84
Mrs. Saroj Goenka Andhra Prabha 1984-85
Basudev Ray Sunday Statesman 1985-86
R.M. Cama Bombay Samachar 1986-87
Tuhin Kanti Ghosh Northern India Patrika 1987-88
Pravinchandra V. Gandhi Janmabhoomi 1988-89
Mahendra Mohan Gupta Dainik Jagran 1989-90
Naresh Mohan Hindustan Times 1990-91
P.R. Krishnamoorthy Maharashtra Times 1991-92
R. Lakshmipathy Dinamalar 1992-93
Adhip K. Sarkar The Telegraph 1993-94
Vishwa Bandhu Gupta Daily Tej 1994-95
Dr. B.S. Adityan Vaaraantari Rani 1995-96
Viveck Goenka Indian Express (New Delhi) 1996-97
Vijay Darda Lokmat 1997-98
Mammen Mathew Malayala Manorama 1998-99
Mrs. Shobha Subrahmanyan Ananda Bazar Partika 1999-00
Mr. Vijay Kumar Chopra Hind Samachar 2000-01
Mr. Pratap G Pawar Sakal 2001-02
Mr. Abhay Chhajlani Nai Dunia 2002-03
Mr. M.P. Veerendrakumar Mathrubhumi 2003-04
Mr. Pradeep Guha Filmfare 2004-05
Mr. Jacob Mathew Vanitha 2005-06
Mr. Hormusji N. Cama Bombay Samachar weekly 2006-07
Mr. Bahubali S. Shah Gujrat Samachar 2007-08
Mr. Hormusji N. Cama Bombay Samachar weekly 2008-09
Mr. T. Venkattram Reddy Deccan Chronicle 2009-10
Mr. Kundan R. Vyas Vyapar - Janmabhoomi Group,Mumbai

2010-11

Mr. Ashish Bagga India Today

2011-12

Mr. K. N. Tilak Kumar Prajavani

2012-13

Mr. Ravindra Kumar The Statesman

2013-14

Mr. Kiran B. Vadodaria Sambhaav Metro

2014-15

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