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Attack on journalists: Patiala Media Club boycotts Mann, demands apology

Patiala Media Club decided to boycott the media coverage of Aam Aadmi Party MP Bhagwant Mann for his utterance against the mediapersons at Bassi Pathana in Fatehgarh Sahib district and for asking party workers to chase away journalists who had gone their for the coverage of the event last evening.

punjab Updated: Sep 03, 2016 16:55 IST
HT Correspondent
Aam Aadmi Party MP Bhagwant Mann
Aam Aadmi Party MP Bhagwant Mann (HT File Photo)

Patiala Media Club decided to boycott the media coverage of Aam Aadmi Party MP Bhagwant Mann for his utterance against the mediapersons at Bassi Pathana in Fatehgarh Sahib district and for asking party workers to chase away journalists who had gone their for the coverage of the event last evening.

Meeting which was presided over by the club president Sarbjit Singh Bhangu condemned the behavior of the member of Parliament. General secretary Rajesh Panjola, treasurer Gupreet Singh Chattha and other members present on the occasion felt that it was not the first time when he has ‘misbehaved’ with the media fraternity and said the boycott would continue till he apologises to the fraternity

It was decided that the members of the club will hold a protest demonstration by showing black flags to him during his proposed Ghanour rally on September 6. It was also felt that a memorandum on the issue could also be handed over to AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal when he comes to Patiala later this month.

It was also decided a letter be written to Punjab Police for registration of case against the AAP leader.