Jalandhar: Press Club President Major Singh, who has recently joined Aam Aadmi Party has condemned attack on journalist by AAP volunteers during Bhagwant Mann’s outburst against them in Bassi Pathana on Thursday. Major Singh was under scanner of the Jalandhar Media about his stand after Mann called names to media persons.Major Singh clarified his stand in a hurriedly called meeting in the Press Club on Friday evening and criticised Bhagwant Mann for his irrational behavior.
“I am with my media brethren on this issues and will boycott Bhagwant Mann fully during this agitation.I will not share any stage with him. AAP leaders aren’t with Mann on this issue and soon they will announce a statement regarding this issue”Major Singh told media persons.
Press Club decided to boycott Bhagwant Mann fully and even his entry into Jalandhar Press Club has been banned.Press Club has decided to try for the registration of FIR against against Bhagwant Mann and the AAP volunteers who harassed and manhandled the media persons on his instigation.
Before this meeting media persons from Jalandhar burnt the effigy of Bhagwant Mann outside Press Club.Empty liquor bottles were tied to the neck of the effigy of Mann.
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