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Bengal: TMC MLA slaps a journalist in Mainaguri for publishing ‘anti-government’ news

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Bengal: TMC MLA slaps a journalist in Mainaguri for publishing 'anti-government' news

Ananta Deb Adhikari, the Trinamool Congress MLA from Mainaguri was booked for allegedly slapping a neighborhood journalist in Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal on Monday. The journalist named Somnath Chakraborty reportedly drew the ire of the MLA just after he published a information about the MLA’s criticism of the Zilla Parishad.

The TMC MLA, having said that, denied the allegations and responded, “Everyone need to browse what the journalist had composed and notify me whether or not it would make me angry or not”.

The incident reportedly took location in the Mainaguri location soon after MLA Ananta Deb Adhikari inaugurated an open up gymnasium. Talking to Republic, Chakraborty informed that the incident happened at Jalpesh wherever the MLA, in his handle, reported that the organizers of Jalpesh Good never ever associated him in the determination-building. When Chakraborty questioned this to the organizers they refuted it. “The news was printed on Tuesday, at an event, the MLA confronted me for publishing ‘anti-government’ news and slapped me”, alleged Chakraborty. An FIR has been submitted by Chakraborty towards Adhikari.

The incident enraged fellow journalists of Siliguri Journalists Club who staged a protest in front of the Mahatma Gandhi statue in Siliguri on Wednesday.

The protesting journalists elevated slogans and placards condemning the alleged assault on Chakraborty who operates with Bartman, a Bengali newspaper.

The state BJP posted a tweet condemning the incident and slammed the ruling TMC for it.

The occasion reported that the persecution of Chakraborty at the fingers of Adhikari portrayed a clear photo of TMC’s totalitarian routine and that even journalists have been not spared from the tyranny of the ruling occasion in the condition.

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Congress MP says Khalistanis are trying to hijack farmer protests

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Congress MP says Khalistanis are attempting to hijack farmer protests

Congress MP from Ludhiana, Punjab, Ravneet Singh Bittu, has claimed that Khalistani factors are making an attempt to hijack the protests in opposition to the not too long ago handed farm rules. His responses came after he was booed absent by protesting farmers.

“We will not be intimidated by individuals boosting Khalistani flags and slogans. All those who (attacked us) are the so-called Naxalites, Khalistanis or from 2020 (Referendum 2020),” claimed Ravneet Singh Bittu. He even more claimed that protesters ended up getting paid out Rs. 1,80,00,000 to elevate Khalistani flags.

When the government experienced claimed the exact same matter at the Supreme Court docket, the Congress celebration had claimed that the federal government was maligning the farmers. The Congress bash, in the meantime, is attempting to downplay the remarks.

The occasion spokesperson has reported, ‘Farmers are expressing their anger. These people are our own. We firmly stand with our farmers.’

Ravneet Singh Bittu had earlier stoked a controversy by threatening violence. He experienced stated, “They (the governing administration) consider that we will get tired immediately after some time and give up on our sit-in protest. But no! We will pile up corpses. We will get rid of blood and can go to any extent to obtain our targets.”

He experienced also distribute pretend information regarding the farm laws and indulged in fearmongering declaring that Reliance, Google and WhatsApp will buy wheat in massive quantities and hoard it in buy to exploit the farmers.

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