No papers in Arunachal

IN Media Watch Briefs | 20/12/2010

Arunachal Pradesh did not get  newspapers  for  second  consecutive day, on Dec 20. The working journalists of the State have gone for indefinite strike  since December 18 with their demand to nab the culprits associated with an assault on two women  journalists on December 12. They demonstrated in front of the DC's office and the police station at Naharlagun, near Itanagar.The morning dailies were also published with a black space on the front pages for three consecutive days. 

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