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Media persons stage protest against alleged assault and detention of senior Assam scribe

Guwahati, September 10: Media persons staged a protest here on Saturday against the alleged assault of senior journalist Banajit Thakuriya of 'Asomiya Pratidin' when he went to cover an incident recently and his subsequent detention by the police. The protesting media persons demanded immediate arrest of the attackers and action against the officer-in-charge of Chandmari police station, Tinkumoni Bordoloi who had allegedly detained Thakuriya when he went to file a complaint on the incident. Media persons from different associations wearing black masks joined the protest organised by Gauhati Press Club...
North East

JFA demands fair distribution of housing flats to media persons

A Correspondent Guwahati, July 24: Journalists' Forum Assam (JFA) demands a fair distribution of flats, developed by Assam State Housing Board, to media persons so that the real needy families get the opportunity instead of continued possession by rich personnel including the editor-journalists. The forum also insists on affidavits by the housing flat owners declaring that they don't have private houses in the city. "It is understood that many affluent media personalities have been occupying the affordable housing flats in various parts of the city. Once the housing flat owners...