New Delhi, Sep 10: Former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Sunday slammed BJP led state government over attack on media during demonstration at Ryan International School in Gurugram.
Hooda said media is fourth pillar of democracy, it shouldn’t be suppressed and attack on journalist is an attempt of government to hide its failure in the matter.
Condemning the attack he further stated “In a democracy, government doesn’t work with lathis and bullets.
Meanwhile, CPI leader D Raja also launched potshots at Haryana authorities, saying Haryana police is gaining notoriety of attacking media as it was happened during Dera agitation too.
Two days after the brutal murder of seven-year-old Pradyuman, the protest took a violent turn on Sunday which prompted the police to lathi-charge the people protesting outside the school, in which media person also got injured.