M K Stalin has on Tuesday announced that all journalists in Tamil Nadu will be considered as COVID 19 frontline workers.
M K Stalin who will soon be taking over as the Chief Minister took to Twitter to announce that all journalists working in newspapers, television channels, radio stations and other media organisations would henceforth be included in the frontline workers category as they work untiringly irrespective of the external conditions.
“The entitlements and support that are being provided to frontline workers will be provided to the members of the media as well,” he tweeted in Tamil. It is noteworthy that the to-be Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee declared all journalists in the state as ‘COVID warriors’ on Monday.
Her announcement came hours after Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan declared all journalists as frontline workers.