A day after abusing and threatening a journalist of “smashing his head”, Assam Lawmaker Moulana Badaruddin Ajmal has apologized today, adding he respects media persons.
Mr. Ajmal tweets, “Media is the fourth pillar of democracy and I have always respected media persons and everyone knows that. I have sincere regards for them. The Mankachar incident was an unintentional aberration and I sincerely apologize for that to all concerned.”
AIUDF (All India United Democratic Front) Chief Mr. Ajmal has thrown a fit on an Assamese journalist on Wednesday, who asked a politically loaded question to him. Mr. Ajmal is also a Lok Sabha MP.
He has thrown the microphone in anger and rained the prime epithets before reportedly threatening the journalist with life threats.
Mr. Ajmer further threatened to smash heads of the media person, said several media source.
He has rage drew severe criticism by the source.
Today, Members of the Dispur Press Club has worn black badges to show protest against the Lok Sabha MP. However, the Guwahati-based DiMJAA (Digital Media Journalist Association of Assam) has said that it will lodge an FIR against him.