September 7, 2016 | By Sikh Siyasat Bureau
Amritsar: The Amritsar police today lathi-charged journalists belonging to Chandigarh-Punjab Journalists Association (CPJA) when they were heading to Ghero the house of Punjab Information & Public Relations Minister Bikram Singh Majithia in Amritsar today.
Journalist were protesting against non-fulfilment of their demands.
CPJA President Jasbir Singh Patti condemning the lathi Charge said that it was unwarranted since they were going to hand over the memorandum carrying the demand of working journalists.
In a statement Bikram Majithia said that the statement government would consider the demands of CPJA.
AAP condemn police action on journalists:
Aam Aadmi Party has condemned the police action on journalists. AAP Punjab convenor Gurpreet Ghuggi termed the police action as attack on the fourth pillar of democracy by the Badal-BJP government.
Gurpreet Ghuggi claimed that the Badals and their relatives have no respect for the democratic setup of the country. He said that the law and order situation in the state has gone from bad to worst in the present regime.
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