DUJ holds rally demanding salaries, benefits


DHAKA, May 25, 2020 (BSS) – Leaders of Dhaka Union of Journalists
(DUJ) today arranged a protest meeting and a procession demanding to
pay salaries, arrears and bonus and stop termination of journalists in
different media houses.

The DUJ held the protest meeting at SAARC Square in city’s
Kawranbazar area with its president Quddus Affrad in the chair, said a
press release.

In the meeting, the DUJ leaders expressed their sincere thanks to
the media houses owners those who paid salaries and Eid bonus before
the Eid festival. On the other hand, they denounced the media houses
owners those who did not pay salaries, arrears and bonus before the
festival of journalists during the coronavirus pandemic.

They also demanded restoration of the terminated journalists in
their respective media houses otherwise the DUJ will opt for tough
programmes to this end.

Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists (BFUJ) former joint
secretary general Amiya Ghatak Pulak and DUJ publicity secretary
Asaduzzaman, among others, spoke. DUJ joint secretary Kahirul Alam
conducted it.

Later, a procession was brought out.