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08 Dec 2023, 14:22 HRS IST
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  • I&B minister condemns attack on media

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23:16 HRS IST

New Delhi, Aug 25 (PTI) Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani tonight condemned the attack on media during violence in Panchkula but at the same time advised news channels to refrain from "causing panic, distress and undue fear".

"Attack on media, damage to property condemnable. Appeal to all to maintain peace," she said in a tweet.

At the same time, she added, "Drawing attention of news channels to clause B of Fundamental Std of NBSA (News Broadcasting Standards Authority) refraining channels from causing panic, distress & undue fear."

Media persons and assets were targeted in Panchkula when followers of Ram Rahim went on the rampage after he was convicted in a rape case.

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