”Demands strern action against culprits”
By: Hadi Hidayat
Ganderbal, March 05: Many civil society groups, politicians and Journalists today condemned Physical assault on Journalist Beigh Irshad working with ETV Bahrat and Valley online who was today physically assualted by a group of persons when he was performing his professional duties of covering the anti-encroachment drive along river sindh conducted by Flood-control department, civil administration and police In Kangan area of district Gandebal here on Tuesday afternoon.
Beigh Irshad recently reported illegal construction along Nallah Sind and authorities came into action after the report.
It’s pertinent to mention here the said journalist is active in Ganderbal and have reported several times stories on anti encroachment and illegal construction on Nallah Sindh.
Those who condemned the incident are: GN war chairman private school association kashmir, Shaila Rasheed Student activist, Suhail mehraj youth advocate at UNO, Irfan Naqashbandi member J&K Congress coordination committee, Bashir ah mir senior leader and PDP district president Ganderbal, Ghulam Mohammad Rather general secretary fruit and vegetables growers association Ganderbal, Ruheena shehzad human rigts activist, Sheikh minhaj larvi political analyst, Chowdhary ata Mohd social activist,
Members of Civil society Ganderbal Kangan and Gund, Ganderbal Journalist Association, And seven Senior journalists and senior citizens of Valley.
Hundreds of people took on social media sharing his photo graphs and Condemned the incident.
They have demanded strict action against the culprits.
When this reporter contacted SSP Ganderbal Shri Khalil Ahmad Poswal he assured strict action will be taken against those who will be involved in the metter.