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Beef row: reporters camping for 15 days suggests anticipation

Press Trust of India  |  Panaji 

Parrikar today claimed that a dozen "national media reporters" were camping in for a fortnight to cover beef traders' strike, which hinted at "anticipation of news".

The BJP-ruled state witnessed a strike by beef traders against cow vigilante groups who were stopping trucks carrying the meat from neighbouring

The strike was called off after Parrikar assured that legal import of beef from will not be stopped.

"There are 10 to 12 national who have been camping in for last fifteen days on the beef issue," the said today, quoting the state intelligence agency's report.

"Ten to twelve cameramen camping here for last 15 days. What does that indicate? There was anticipation of news," he said.

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 21:15 IST