New Delhi, Apr 9: The Editors Guild of India has condemned the attack on journalists of ''Manorama News'' at an election rally in Puthanathani in Kerala''s Mallappuram District of Kerala on April 7.
The journalists S. Mahesh and V J Moncy who had gone to the rally for regular coverage had a rude shock when a speaker announced that a news channel had flashed the news that the CPM supported candidate was not allowed to join the Chief Minister on the stage.
The journalists were surrounded by members of the CPM. Even when the journalists said their channel had not given any such flash news, the journalists were beaten up.
The reporter Mahesh was forcibly taken to the stage and was held hostage by menacing workers.