chief Vadra on Tuesday urged the Uttar Pradesh authorities to provide insurance cover to journalists, asserting that scribes are performing the vital obligation of offering info amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Her enchantment to the federal government got here after the loss of life of a younger journalist due to COVID-19.

“A very sad news. Neelanshu Shukla, a young journalist from Lucknow, is no more. He was battling COVID-19 since many days,” stated in a Facebook publish in Hindi.

Paying tributes to Shukla, the common secretary stated he was a proficient journalist.

May God give braveness to his household to bear the struggling on this hour of grief, she stated.

“I raised this concern earlier as effectively that are performing the vital work of offering info in instances of (the coronavirus) disaster,” stated.

“The UP government should provide financial help to Neelanshu Shukla’s family and insurance cover to all journalists,” she stated.

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