IMPHAL: The All Manipur Working Journalist Union (AMWJU) has extended financial assistance to the staff reporter of Kangla Pao evening daily Ayekpam Birjit who is undergoing medical treatment in the medicine ward of RIMS hospital. He was said to have been taken to RIMS hospital on Tuesday afternoon in connection with some physical ailment.
He has served for 15 years as a reporter at Kangla Pao. He is also serving in the standing committee of AMWJU as an administrative secretary and overall has been working for the welfare of the union and for the reporters from the last tenure 2017- 2019.
The staff of Imphal Times also handed a sum of Rs 5000 towards his family as a gesture of helping hand for his treatment. At the same time the United Committee of Manipur (UCM) and DESAM have assured units of blood in case of any emergency.