Ajmal Foundation has shown its gesture for some affected journalists of Assam. Under its Ajmal Media Welfare Scheme, the foundation has offered financial supports to 6 media persons in a function held at Guwahati Press Club on September 14, 2012.
The foundation has offered Rs 75000 to the closed relative of Raihan Nayum, a reporter of Ganachabuk, who was killed on September 8 last in Dhubri. Similarly Raj Kumar Sahu (DY365 with Rs 50000), Amulya Nath (NewsLive with Rs 25000), Sarat Das (NewsLive with Rs 25000), Lalit Sarma (DY365 with Rs 25000) and Kulen Kalita (Janambhumi with Rs 25000) were also awarded.
Khasrul Islam, manager of Ajmal Foundation, who was present on the occasion assured continued support from the foundation for the welfare of the media fraternity of northeast India. Haidor Hussain Bora (media coordinator, Ajmal Foundation), Prasanta Rajguru (Amar Asom), Prakash Mahanta (Asomiya Pratidin), Hiten Mahanta, Ranen Kumar Goswami, Nava Thakuria with others were also present on the occasion.