Bhubaneswar, Nov 7 (LocalWire): Journalists here staged a protest on Thursday condemning alleged misbehaviour by Biju Janata Dal MP Anubhav Mohanty with one of their colleagues.
Protesters were seen carrying a large banner and shouting slogans in front of Jaydev Bhawan in Bhubaneswar against the authorities for not taking action in the matter.
According to the allegation, the film star turned politician allegedly misbehaved with Odisha TV reporter Manoj Swain at Kendrapada on Tuesday.
The incident took place when Swain was attending the briefing of the MP at the district headquarters town along with other media persons.
Swain has lodged a complaint with the local police.
“The politicians are leaving no stone unturned to intimidate the media people to curtail the freedom of the press,” a protestor said.
Yesterday scribes in various parts of the state including Kendrapara had staged similar protests.
Mohanty has denied the charge.