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Sense of fear among Chhattsigarh scribes: Editors Guild

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Published Mar 30, 2016, 3:19 am IST
Updated Mar 30, 2016, 3:19 am IST
The report of the three-member fact-finding team comes in the wake of alleged instances of intimidation of mediapersons in the region. (Photo: AFP) (Representational Image)
 The report of the three-member fact-finding team comes in the wake of alleged instances of intimidation of mediapersons in the region. (Photo: AFP) (Representational Image)

New Delhi: A fact-finding team of Editors Guild of India, after visiting the Naxal-hit Bastar district of Chhattsigarh, has concluded that “there is a sense of fear  among journalists there.”

Similarly, the Press Council of India Chairman Justice C.K. Prasad has expressed grave concern over arrest of journalist Prabhat Singh by the police in Chhattisgarh.  

The report of the three-member fact-finding team comes in the wake of alleged instances of intimidation of mediapersons in the region. In its report Challenges to Journalism in Bastar, the team said that newspaper organisations should take care while appointing stringers and give them adequate protection.

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