Abu Jafar Surya, the president of the Dhaka Union of Journalists (DUJ), fell ill while hunger strike in front of the SATV. He was taken to Badda General Hospital at around 7:30 pm on Thursday midnight.
The Bangladesh Mofossal Sangbadik Forum has demanded an immediate payment of due salaries of SATV staffs.
On Friday night, BMSF central president Shahidul Islam Pilot and general secretary Ahmed Abu Jafar said, “The awkward situation creates by accumulate wealth by the media owners in the country cannot be accepted.”Without pay salaries and allowances of journalists any private TV station cannot be run”.
They also said “Due to bad law of media and the media owners has taken the advantage from the government”.
“It would not be acceptable as the local media owners accumulate wealth without payment of salaries dues of journalists. Immediately pay the arrears of all media including SATV. Otherwise you will be deprived of the benefits of the wage board” they also said.
Earlier in the afternoon the paid people of SATV have tried to attack journalists those who were protest in front of SATV.