The Chandigarh Press Club condemns the attack on Sanjeev Kumar Mahajan a journalist and a Regular member of Chandigarh Press Club while he was on the way to home late ast night after discharging his duties. The unidentified vandalists smashed the window panes of his car, pulled him out and thrashed him.
Though the matter was immediately reported to the Chandigarh police. Despite their assurance to nail the culprits without losing time, no arrest has been made till the issue of this Press Note. The Governing Council of Chandigarh Press demands that the police authorities should arrest the culprits within next 24 hrs.
The Governing Council of Chandigarh Press Club has already demanded from the Centre & the State Govts to ensure the safety of journalists, yet another incident proves that journalists are facing danger while imparting their duties.