Here below is the MUFP communication to media persons:
Members of Media Unity for Freedom of Press, who had an emergency meeting on 14th July,2010 under the Press Freedom Tree in front of Soochana Bhawan (State Information Center, while condemning the assault on ETV lady reporter and camera person by the police when they were on assignment and also the attack on Dainik Bhaskar reporter S. Rajiv Gourab while covering car festival on 13th July,2010 in Bhubaneswar, have decided to hold a demonstration in front of Orissa Assembly , near Lower P.M.G. on 15th July ( Thursday ) at 10.30 a.m. protesting against growing attack on media persons in the State and utter callousness of the State Government to punish the culprits and to stress on their demand for necessary protections to the media persons on duty.
You are cordially invited to participate in the demonstration and press the demands of Orissa media before the Government while making the people of the State aware of the condition under which we are working in the State for the benefit of the State and its citizens.
Expecting your active participation and thanking you,
For MEDIA UNITY FOR FREEDOM OF PRESS,
Subhas Chandra Pattanayak,