December 3, 2020


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A journalist based in Assam has taken up the initiative to spread awareness among people about the safety and security of journalists, in the wake of such issues being faced by people working in the media.

Snehankar Chakraborty, a journalist in Assam’s Biswanath district has embarked on a bicycle ride aiming to cover a distance of1000 km across the state for spreading awareness about the social safety and security of journalists.

Snehankar started his bicycle journey from Biswanath Chariali and will cover Dhola Sadiya, Tinsukia, Dibrugarh, Sivasagar, and Jorhat districts.

His initiative gains significance at a time when Parag Bhuyan a TV journalist in Assam’s Tinsukia district, recently died in a mysterious accident.

Days after Parag Bhuyan was run over near his home, another journalist from Assam’s Kamrup district was reportedly tied to an electric pole and attacked by goons at the Mirza area.

Forty-two-year-old Milan Mahanta, a journalist with the Asomiya Pratidin was attacked purportedly for reporting on gambling activities in the Mirza area of Kamrup district.

Snehankar Chakraborty said earlier he had completed a 300-km bicycle ride from Guwahati to Biswanath Chariali to raise awareness on the same issue.

“This time, I am taking a 1000-km ride from Biswanath to Sadiya for social safety and security of journalists. I was working as a journalist and presently I am freelancing. I will always stand with journalists,” Snehankar Chakraborty said.

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