RAIPUR: Chhattisgarh’s industry minister Kawasi Lakhma drew flak from Bastar’s journalist network for calling out the reporter in a press convention that “he turned into the usage of the language of RSS. The journalist community of Bastar division strongly criticized the minister’s statement and sought an apology from him. As in line with facts, throughout a dialogue with journalists in Jagdalpur, a journalist wondered how the Congress could pass cognizance to address the mounting resentment within the birthday party given the growing expectations from party workers in the imminent Lok Sabha elections.
“Not a single employee of Congress is dissatisfied. The Congress birthday party has always been united. This language of yours is that of the RSS, which always attempts to create anxiety,” Lakhma allegedly advised the reporter.
Briefing the problem while speaking to TOI, Bastar department’s press association’s president S Karimuddin said, “Minister Kawasi Lakhma’s rhetoric is a disgraceful touch upon the role of a journalist, and we call for an apology from him. The reporter began doing his process using asking a query, and Lakhma responded arrogantly.
Though the reporter faced the minister instant and said that neither he is any subsidized journalist nor an RSS reporter, reporters of the Bastar department have complained approximately Lakhma’s behavior within the current past.
The reporters blamed the minister for insulting the IAS officers and a CEO running in the Jila Panchayat for their paintings. On the alternative aspect, irked by way of Lakhma’s remark, the workers of BJP Yuva Morcha burnt his effigy at neighborhood Sirhasar roundabout in Jagdalpur on Saturday evening. Tension prevailed throughout the protest march by the Yuva Morcha wing, where police safety intervened to control the situation.