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Odisha: Journalist Attacked In Puri During Election Coverage

22 March 2019

Snigdha Chandan Das

Bhubaneswar: The journalist of National media house was attacked by political activists at Astaranga in Puri district while the former was covering a news feed. The incident took place on Thursday when Chandan Paikray, senior reporter with Zee Media was interating with the public during an election coverage.

Sources said, the assailants were irked after some of the voters were vocal against the local MLA. Paikray sutained minor injuries and was taken to the local hospital by his crew. He has lodged a complaint with Kakatpur police in this connection.