GUWAHATI: Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma has condemned attack on Arnab Goswami. He tweeted on it. Goswami and his wife were allegedly attacked by Congress party workers, claim reports.
The Indian Newspaper Society, an apex body of Print Media Industry, also strongly condemned the attack on senior journalist Arnab Goswami and his wife Samyabrata Ray in Mumbai.
The attack took place 500 metres from their house. The attackers were caught by Arnab’s security. An FIR has been lodged against them.
Arnab had slammed Congress leader Sonia Gandhi during a discussion related to Palghar lynching incident where two ‘sadhus’ or monks and their driver, proceeding from Nashik to Surat, were cornered and lynched by a 200-strong mob outside Gadchinchle village in Palghar district on April 16 in the presence of police personnel amid rumours that they were robbers or child kidnappers.
BJP president J P Nadda tweeted, "Shocking to see Arnab Goswami attacked after Congress CMs publicly threatened him. Sad to see such public hounding of a journalist for his freedom of speech. Congress shows it is the party that brought Emergency and continues it’s rich tradition of trampling free speech."