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Jalees Sherwani returns as Fwa prez, says copyright battle to continue

Jalees Sherwani returns as Fwa prez, says copyright battle to continue

The Progressive Writers Group swept the Film Writers Association (Fwa) elections 2010. Twenty-two of the candidates from the Progressive Writers Group won in the elections.

Jalees Sherwani has been re-elected as president while B.R. Ishara and Rajesh Dubey have been able to retain their seats as vice presidents. Imteyaz Husein has returned as the General Secretary of the Fwa.

Jalees Sherwani told DearCinema- “Amendments in the copyright act is my topmost priority. We've already written to the Chairman of the Standing Committee, Mr. Oscar Fernandez and under no circumstances we will accept producers' claim of hundred percent ownership on films and songs. Second most important task to be done is implementing the Model Code of Contract that we proposed last year. It has been sent to the Federation of Western India Cine Employees (Fwce). I will work towards implementing it. We will continue to focus on training and creating better work

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