Three journalists in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, have been accused of “public misconduct” and “criminal intimidation” in a public information report (FIR) filed against them in a news report alleging that many Government school students used to shiver in the cold of “government officials”. Was busy with a schedule last week.
Journalists worked for a local TV channel broadcasting news reports in Kanpur Dehat district, 170 km from state capital Lucknow. In his police complaint, District Basic Education Officer Sunil Dutt has alleged that the journalists were also not present at the event, and yet they mistook the ‘Yoga and Exercise’ program held on Sunday to mark “UP Day or” Presented in a manner. State Foundation Day.
The scene of the event was attended by the District Magistrate, a Minister of State and local legislators, who show the children in their summer uniforms holding toy guns.
Another clip shows them in a room, performing exercises. A third clip, which is also shot indoors, shows him performing “head stand” or ‘headstand’ in his summer uniform.
In this ceremony all the guests can be seen wearing winter clothes.
However, according to the UP official’s complaint, the children were made to take off their winter clothes only for practice.
“It is well known that yoga and physical exercises cannot be done in winter wear and require loose clothing. Local education officials followed suit, and let the children take off their winter clothes and loose and light for exercise. Dressed. The children immediately put on their winter wear again, “the complaint reads.
The day after the incident, a student who allegedly attended the event told reporters that a local teacher asked him to change his costume for practice. “We went to the venue wearing trousers, jackets,” the student said in the interview.
“I am pained to see that some journalists, who were not even there, have published the news that the children were shivering in the cold. You can see that a child who does yoga, sweaters or coats or pants Can’t wear it. These kids have done very well, I applaud them. Those who have carried out this report … We are looking at who has done what, “Kanpur District Collector Dinesh Chandra Singh said of the program. Said the day.