STAR News reporter, Parth Pratim Ghosh, was physically assaulted by
Trinamool Congress party members in Kolkata’s Jadhavpur area on Tuesday
The reporter who was at the location to cover an incident was beaten up by
unruly Mamata Banerjee’s party members.
The hooligans from the party also tried to destroy Ghosh’s camera and
The local police was unable to protect the injured reporter and other
media persons from the irate mob
Ghosh is said to be in a critical condition.
TV footage shows how journalists were beaten.
Some of the ruling party members were preventing the media persons from
filming the incident.
Condemning the incident, CPI leader Gurudas Gupta said: “I strongly
condemn and my I express my solidarity with the media and those people who
are being injured.”