Demanding a faster police investigation into the murder attempt on Mathrubhumi reporter V.B. Unnithan, the Kerala Union of Working Journalists (KUWJ) and the Kerala Newspaper Employees Federation are holding a dharna on the Press Club maidan here on Thursday.

Senior journalist B.R.P. Bhaskar will inaugurate the dharna. Ministers from the district, MPs, MLAs, leaders of political parties, and prominent personalities of social and cultural fields will be attending the dharna. Raising the same demand, journalists all over the State will observe May 16 as protest day. — Staff Reporter