TN Governor: Patronising and insulting

IN Media Watch Briefs | 18/04/2018

Journalists are up in arms against Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit who, in a patronising gesture, patted the cheek of a senior woman correspondent instead of answering some tough questions. The incident occured at a press conference that the Governor called to answer allegations of his involvement in the Nirmala Devi sexual favours scandal. In a letter to the governor, more than 200 journalists have demanded an unconditional apology from him.            

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