BJP leader threatens journalists, asks to ‘draw a line’

Jun 23, 2018 14:56 IST

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], June 23 (ANI): BJP leader and former minister in Mehbooba Mufti-led government Lal Singh on Friday threatened journalists in Jammu and Kashmir to “draw a line,” while

Addressing a press conference here on Friday, Singh said, “Journalists in Kashmir should draw a line in their journalism. It’s up to you how you want to live.”

Singh recently resigned from the cabinet after facing a huge backlash for participating in a rally supporting the culprits of gangrape-and-murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua earlier this year.

This statement comes days after Shujaat Bukhari, the ‘Rising Kashmir’ Editor was shot dead by terrorists in Srinagar’s Press Colony.

Bukhari’s murder drew a nationwide outrage with many calling it an “attack on the freedom of speech”.(ANI)

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