Orissa Gana Samaja joint conveners Prasanta Patnaik and Rabi Das have expressed their heartfelt gratitude to all the members of print, electronic and web media for giving adequate coverage to all the programs of the movement of the Gana Samaja in connection with Pipili gang rape case and to press the 8-point demands of the Samaja.
In a statement, both Patnaik and Das said the media persons and organizations have played a commendable role in highlighting the issue and creating massive public
opinion against the criminals, police officers, politicians who were trying to suppress facts for reasons best known to them . Media also played a commendable role in exposing the alleged criminal negligence by the police and the medicos in providing timely treatment to the victim.
Orissa Gana Parishad hoped that it will get continued cooperation and encouragement from all friends in the media in future for the best interests of the people of Orissa.