Baramulla: A dedicated team of journalists from Baramulla Working Journalists Association BWJA led by renowned Journalist and Parton BWJA Karamat Qayoom flanked by President BWJA Zârgàr Gulzar, Vice President Anzhar Mohju met Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday. The delegation includes senior Journalists, Shahid Imran, Photo Chief and Video Journalist Abid Nabi and Video Journalist Aajtak/DDK Sheikh Dawood. The delegation apprised CM about problems and issues confronted by rural media besides demanded a press club. Chief minister agreed to in case of internet gag the information offices will be fully upgraded so that journalist will not suffer.
CM agreed that benefits of insurance and pension will be extended to rural working journalists.
She will look into it.
It is for the first time when CM was briefed by rural journalist fraternity regarding the hardships faced by media persons in rural areas.