APUWJ demands govt to re-constitute High Power Committees

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Hyderabad, Nov 27 (UNI) Expressing concern over increasing attacks on scribes, the Andhra Pradesh Union of Working Journalists (APUWJ) today demanded that the government re-constitute the state and district level High Power Committees to look into the attacks on Journalists.

According to a press release here, APUWJ General Secretary Y Narendar Reddy said at least 40 scribes were attacked in the state in the last six months. The APUWJ Sub-Committee, looking into the attacks, felt that the government was not taking action against those manhandling the journalists.

The Committee called on the scribes to submit a memorandum to respective Collectors and peoples' representatives, listing the attacks on journalists, on December 3.


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