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Mediamen protest telecom services breakdown in Assam

Journalists of news agencies, national and local newspapers, besides television news channels on Monday staged a demonstration to protest against the breakdown of telecom services in the state due to the ongoing countrywide telecom employees strike.



Journalists of news agencies, national and local newspapers, besides television news channels on Monday staged a demonstration to protest against the breakdown of telecom services in the state due to the ongoing countrywide telecom employees strike.
The journalists, under the banner of the Guwahati Press
Club, shouted slogans in front of the office of the chief
general manager of Assam Telecom Circle demanding immediate restoration of news agencies wire service circuits, STD facilities and internet services which had been lying
paralysed for the last one week.

Senior journalists speaking on the occasion said that they had
been hampered by the ongoing strike and lack of telecom
services has resulted breakdown in smooth dissemination of
information. They also said that the public was being deprived
of their right to information.

The journalists were also joined by the Assam Pradesh
Congress Committee President Tarun Gogoi and All Assam
Students Union activists.

Bureau Report

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