Attack on media persons: Journalists take out protest march from Press Club to Supreme Court

New Delhi: Delhi journalists on Tuesday staged a protest march against the violence that took place in Patiala House Courts on Monday, where some of them as well as students were beaten up.

The march, that started from Press Club of India near the Parliament House, will go up to the Supreme Court as scheduled.

Some journalists and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students were assaulted by a group of lawyers at the Patiala Courts where JNU Students Union president Kanhaiya Kumar was to be presented.

The journalists are demanding arrest of the lawyers who thrashed reporters and students within the court complex and also action against the police personnel who merely stood as spectators to the incident.—IANS