Bar Council of India condemns attack on journalists
New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): The Bar Council of India has condemned the attack on journalists outside the Patiala House Court complex and sought a report from the Patiala House Court Bar Council in this regard. Bar Council of India Chairman Manan Kumar Mishra on Thursday said it is shocking and they apologise from the journalists. He added, “I seek apology not only from the media people, but also from Kanhaiya Kumar. He has now clarified the things and he has been beaten by lawyers and others.” The Bar Council of India chairman said that a committee headed by a former judge of the High Court has been constituted to look into the matter.
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