Mysuru: Urdu journalist assaulted at temple demolition protest site
A Mysuru-based Urdu newspaper journalist was allegedly assaulted during a protest by the Hindu Jagarana Vedike Thursday.
The members of the outfit were protesting against the demolition of temples at the North gate of Mysore Palace and the demolition of Adishakti Mahadevamma temple at Huchgani village in Nanjangud taluk in the district recently.
Mohammed Safdar Kaiser, chief editor of ‘The Daily Kausar’, a local Urdu newspaper, was recording the speech of Vedike general secretary Jagadish Karanth when members of the outfit raised an objection to recording the event. They demanded Kaiser to delete the recording and manhandled him on the spot, according to the police. The police present at the spot rushed to rescue the journalist….