Declare journalists as frontline warriors: Congress to LG

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, May 3: Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress has urged the Lt Governor to declare the journalists as frontline COVID warriors on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day today.
JKPCC Chief spokesperson Ravinder Sharma urged the Lt Governor of Jammu and Kashmir UT to declare the journalists as frontline warriors of COVID in order to cover them under the risk insurance and other Government relief in the grim COVID situation.
Several State Governments have already declared them as frontline warriors and covered their risk, he added.
“Journalists are doing service to humanity and highlighting the shortcomings in the system to come to the rescue of suffering people”, Sharma said and added that this could be best way to remember and celebrate the Press Freedom Day.