Agartala(Tripura): Chairman of Press Council of India (PCI) Justice [Retd] C.K.Prasad on Wednesday assured press fraternity of Tripura that PCI will ensure the necessary steps to ensure their security . While the journalists’ organization raised the demand of security of working journalists the PCI Chairman assured them of all assistance .
The delegates of 10 journalist organisations met the visiting PCI Chairman in state guest house.
During meeting with the Chief Minister Manik Sarkar the PCI chairman raised issue of killing of journalists Sudip Datta Bhowmik and Santanu Bhowmick.. The meeting lasted for 30 minutes. According to sources the meeting was held in cordial atmosphere.
The Agartala Press Club also submitted a memorandum to PCI Chairman.
Soon after the meeting PCI Chairman called on the state DGP and the Chief Secretary.
The PCI Chairman today also visited the residence of slain journalist Sudip Datta Bhowmik and expressed his condolences to the bereaved family members.
A ten member group of journalists under the banner of “Protection of Journalists “ today returned to Agartala from New Delhi after submitting memorandum to the President of India, Home Minister and MOS of PMO Dr, Jitendra Singh.