New Delhi, September 1
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 vital responsibility of offering info amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Her attraction to the federal government got here after the dying of a younger journalist because of COVID-19.
“A very sad news. Neelanshu Shukla, a young journalist from Lucknow, is no more. He was battling COVID-19 since many days,” Priyanka Gandhi stated in a Facebook put up in Hindi.
Paying tributes to Shukla, the Congress normal secretary stated he was a gifted journalist.
May God give braveness to his household to bear the struggling on this hour of grief, she stated.
“I raised this issue earlier as well that journalists are performing the important work of providing information in times of (the coronavirus) crisis,” Priyanka Gandhi stated.
“The UP government should provide financial help to Neelanshu Shukla’s family and insurance cover to all journalists,” she stated. PTI