April 16, 2021

Uttar Pradesh Govt Ought to Present Insurance coverage Cowl to All Journalists, Says Priyanka Gandhi

File photo of Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi.

File photograph of Congress chief Priyanka Gandhi.

Priyanka Gandhi’s enchantment to the federal government got here after the demise of a younger journalist as a result of COVID-19.

  • PTI
  • Final Up to date: September 1, 2020, 11:57 AM IST

Congress chief Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday urged the Uttar Pradesh authorities to offer insurance coverage cowl to journalists, asserting that scribes are performing the necessary responsibility of offering info amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Her enchantment to the federal government got here after the demise of a younger journalist as a result of COVID-19

“A really unhappy information. Neelanshu Shukla, a younger journalist from Lucknow, is not any extra. He was battling COVID-19 since many days,” Priyanka Gandhi stated in a Fb publish in Hindi. Paying tributes to Shukla, the Congress common secretary stated he was a proficient journalist.

Could God give braveness to his family to bear the struggling on this hour of grief, she stated.

“I raised this challenge earlier as effectively that journalists are performing the necessary work of offering info in occasions of (the coronavirus) disaster,” Priyanka Gandhi stated.

“The UP authorities ought to present monetary assist to Neelanshu Shukla’s family and insurance coverage cowl to all journalists,” she stated.

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