Chandigarh

ATTACK ON JOURNALISTS AND PHOTO JOURNALISTS, CHANDIGARH PRESS CLUB SUBMITS MEMORANDUM TO UT DGP

April 12, 2017 07:13 PM
Chandigarh Press Club President Mr. Jaswant Rana and other office bearers giving memorandum to UT DGP on Wednesday

Chandigarh (Face2News)

DEMANDS ACTION AGAINST GUILTY POLICE OFFICIALS

Expressing serious concern over the lathicharge by the UT police on journalists and photojournalists, who were covering the protest by PU students yesterday, a delegation of Chandigarh Press Club today met with the UT DGP Tajender Luthra. 

The delegation submitted a memorandum to the DGP and demanded action against the culprits and sought a conducive atmosphere for free and fair functioning of the media in the Chandigarh. On this occasion, Dainik Bhaskar's photo journalist Ashwani Rana, who also got injured, informed the DGP how police officials and PU security staff knowingly targeted journalists, who were only performing their duties.  Mr. Barinder Singh Rawat, Secretary General, sasid the  The delegation also submitted photographs of those people who attacked Journalists during protest in PU yesterday. The DGP has assured the delegation that guilty will not be spared. The DGP also assured that a circular will be issued to UT police to ensure safety of journalists during such protest in future.

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