Edifying exchange

IN Media Watch Briefs | 21/05/2016

The incident regarding the Bastar collector's charges against JNU professors visiting Chhattisgarh gets more colourful. Today (May 21) Dainik Bhaskar published the audio transcript   of an exchange  between C'garh journalist Kamal Shukla, who has been fighting for the release of jailed journalists there, and Amit Kataria, the Bastar collector.  Shukla refers to Kataria's Facebook post on the professors, and says,  earlier also you have suggested our andolan is pro-naxal.  So now i understand sir, your ganda mansikta (dirty mentality).  Kataria: Kya bola tu? Shukla:Why are you saying tu? Kataria: what did you say about my dirty mentality you do cowry ka admi? Do you know whom you are talking to? How do you have the temerity? I'll crush you." He further splutters, "...you mosquito, you fly..."

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