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West Bengal Govt to Implement Social Security Scheme for Journalists, Says Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee also referred to the health insurance scheme floated by her government for accredited journalists.

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Updated:November 2, 2019, 9:55 AM IST
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West Bengal Govt to Implement Social Security Scheme for Journalists, Says Mamata Banerjee
File photo of West Bengal CM and Trinamool Congress Supremo Mamata Banerjee. (PTI)

Kolkata: West Bengal government will soon implement a social security scheme to provide financial assistance to journalists, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Saturday.

Banerjee also referred to the health insurance scheme floated by her government for accredited journalists.

Observed annually on this day, the 'International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, is a UN-recognised day to draw attention to the low global conviction rate for violent crimes against journalists and media workers.

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