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Manhandling of media persons by Tejaswi's bodyguards 'unfortunate': JD(U)

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

A day after Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav's security personnel manhandled media persons, the (United) on Thursday dubbed the incident as unfortunate and said one should maintain calm in handling such situations.

"At such moment one has to restraint oneself and control anger. Such disputes between the media persons and political leaders are unfortunate," JD(U) leader K.C. Tyagi told ANI.

The security personnel of Tejaswi on Wednesday manhandled media persons outside the Secretariat in

An ANI reporter, Rahul Singh, was amongst one of the media persons who were pushed aside.

The incident took place when Tejaswi was interacting with media after a cabinet meeting, held by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, of all MPs, MLAs and other office bearers and leaders of the state to discuss the political situation in the wake of the (CBI) raids on alliance partner Yadav and family.

While trying to keep the media away, Tejaswi 's bodyguard manhandled some media persons present there.

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First Published: Thu, July 13 2017. 06:42 IST