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Organisations of Morigaon town condemn attack on journalist and women during Zubeen’s stage programme

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HT Correspondent
Morigaon, Oct 16:
Organisations and local people of Morigaon town highly condemned the attack on journalists and women done by some notorious youths following the Zubeen’s night at Morigaon Khirud Barua stadium on Saturday night.

It is alleged that due to lack of proper security arrangement inside the Khirud Barua stadium, an outrage situation prevailed following the youths heart-throb singer Zubeen Garg’s night inside the stadium. On the occasion of the district day celebration, over fifty thousand Zubeen Garg’s fans gathered to enjoy the Zubeen’s night which was organised by Morigaon district administration at Morigaon Khirud Barua stadium. It was the second day of the two days of the district day programme.

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After formally inaugurating the Zubeen’s night programme by the minister of Health and Family Welfare Keshab Mahanta in presence of deputy commissioner Divashish Sarma, CEO of MZP K.C. Pegu, ADC Garga Muhan Das and COs, the  programme was started with performing local artists around 8 PM.

As the youths’ heartthrob Zubeen Garg reached on the stage at 11 PM, a jam-packed situation was seen inside the stadium. Some Zubeen’s fans scrambled over the bamboo-barricades which were put around the stage considering the security arrangement for the singer. But nobody was aware about the group of notorious youths who had been pre-existing inside the stadium targetting to create an outrage situation following Zubeen’s night.

The notorious youths not only outraged near the stage but also pelted stones and water-battles on the journalists and the women sitting near the stage. In the incident, a few journalists including women sustained injury.

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