Journalists and newspaper employees observed wage board protection day on Wednesday. The Kerala Union of Working Journalists (KUWJ) state president P.A.Abdul Gafoor inaugurated the program, held at the Calicut Press Club Auditorium.
Media professionals and news paper employees took part in the protest.
Abdul Gafoor said that the organisation with the support of the Kerala Newspaper Employees Federation (KNEF) will intensify its agitation inducting various trade unions against the alleged anti-labour move of the Indian Newspaper Society.
KUWJ district president Kamal Varadoor presided over the function.
INTUC state vice president K.C.Ramachandran delivered the keynote address.
KNEF district president P.P.P.Baburaj,KUWJ state committee members M.T.Mansoor,A.V.Firoz,V.Abdul Majeed,Russel Shahul, Sunil Kumar,CPM Syed Ahamed,K.Dileep spoke.
KUWJ district secretary N.Rajesh welcomed the gathering. KNEF district secretary V.A Majeed expressed vote of thanks.