Madhya Pradesh government declares all accredited journalists as frontline workers
Deccan Herald

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After Odisha, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on May 5 declared all accredited journalists as frontline workers. CM Chouhan said, “During this time of the pandemic, journalists are putting their life at risk and working. Therefore in Madhya Pradesh, we have decided to declare all accredited journalists as frontline workers. They will be taken care off.’ Meanwhile, on losing Damoh in the by-election, the chief minister said that as the party was concentrated on fighting pandemic in the state they could not pay attention to the elections.