Maha Guv assures women journalists of safety measures

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Mumbai, Aug 24: After the gangrape of 22-year-old photojournalist sent shock waves in the country,  journalists across the country took to the streets and demanded safety and security for themselves.

On Saturday many working women journalists met the Maharashtra Governor and put forth their demands. The Governor in response to this assured them that he will speak to the Maha CM Prithivrak Chavan regarding their safety.

Women journalists meet Maha Guv
Protests from the media community continued on Day 2 as they demanded stricter punishment for the rapists and safety for the working journalists. Local journalists of both the print and broadcast media held a meeting at the Jammu Press Club on Saturday morning condemning the attack on fellow journalist in Mumbai.

Members of the fraternity also staged peaceful protests in cities like Delhi, Chennai and Kolkata. They demanded for strict safety measures like constant patrolling of police in desolate areas, to be implemented for the security of journalists.

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