Doordarshan News Unit Imphal aids Dhirajit
IMPHAL, Nov 6
Doordarshan New Unit, Imphal has today extended monetary assistance to ailing stringer of the news unit, Oinam Dhirajit for use in his kidney treatment.
The sum of monetary assistance was formally handed over to the mother of Dhirajit of Langthabal Awang Leikai by the New Editor of DD News Imphal, N Nando in the presence of other staff of the regional news unit.
N Nando also lauded Dhirajit for his dedication towards his profession while working as a news stringer and prayed for his speedy recovery.
Senior Journalist and Assistant News Editor of DD News Imphal, Yengkhom Anilkumar Singh expressed regret that journalists working in DD News and AIR Imphal units do not enjoy benefits of regular Government employees.
He appealed the State Government to give some privilege or benefits to these journalist considering their roles and the hardships faced by them.
Expressing gratitude to local MLA Karam Shyam, AMWJU, NGOs and other groups and individuals for their initiative to help Dhirajit, Anilkumar also urged all concerned to treat journalists working for AIR and DD News as regular journalist and help them enlist as members of the All Manipur Working Journalists' Union.