On World Press Freedom Day, Mamata Banerjee Says Her Govt Respects Journalists

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Kolkata: On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, the Trinamool Congress chief took to Twitter to inform her followers about an insurance scheme started by her government for journalists and their families.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday highlighted her government’s role in ensuring press freedom.

On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, the Trinamool Congress chief took to Twitter to inform her followers about an insurance scheme started by her government for journalists and their families.

“Today is World Press Freedom Day. Our Government in Bengal has always respected journalists and recognised the key role they play,” she wrote in her first tweet.

“We have even started the Mabhoi insurance scheme for journalists and their families, and also recently launched a pension scheme for journalists above the age of 60,” said Banerjee in a second tweet.

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