New Delhi : The National Union of Journalists (India) expressed concern over the deaths of journalists from the Covid 19 pandemic and demanded the state governments to provide insurance and appropriate security equipment to journalists.
The NUJ(I) expressed grief over the death of TV5 journalist Manoj Kumar (30) in Hyderabad on 6 June from Corona infection and demanded the state government to provide financial assistance to his family.
NUJ(I) National President Ras Bihari said that the journalist society is shocked by the death of Manoj Kumar. He told that recently his elder brother and sister-in-law had died in a road accident. Mr. Manoj was married eight months ago. In this case, NUJ(I) is with his family and asks the Telangana Government for financial support for the family of Mr. Manoj Kumar.