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Scribes’ sit-in today
Staff Reporter
 GUWAHATI, Dec 6 - The Journalists’ Association of Assam (JAA), affiliated to the National Union of Journalists, India and member of the International Federation of Journalists, Brussels, will stage a sit-in demonstration at Dispur Last Gate tomorrow from 9.30 am to 2 pm to press for fulfilment of its demands.

The demands include enactment of a journalist protection Act, constitution of a media council, provision of housing facilities to journalists on seniority basis, allotment of housing facility and land to homeless journalists on seniority basis, provision of monthly government stipend to working journalists, ensuring security of service of journalists, halt to atrocities on journalists and safeguarding media from private and government control, medical and life insurance for journalists, full concession for journalists in trains and ASTC buses, etc., a statement said.

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