The anger over Republic Media Network’s Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami’s arrest demanded multi-city protests on the streets of India demanding his immediate release, and now has even spread worldwide with the people of the United States of America summoned in his support.
The Indian diaspora in San Francisco has demanded his immediate release and has slammed the Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra Government for misusing power.
On Thursday, protests were also held in multiple places across the major regions and states of the country including Lucknow, Gadag, Jabalpur, Bikaner, Agra, Bhilwara, Bengaluru, Jaipur, Delhi, Tripura, Patna, Assam, Kolkata, Jammu, Lucknow, Guwahati, Jodhpur and Prayagraj.
Arnab was physically assaulted by the police during his arrest in a trumped-up case on Wednesday.
It may be recalled that fake charges of suicide were levelled against Arnab Goswami in 2018. However, it is pertinent to note that the aforesaid matter was closed by a court of law after the closure report by the police noted that no case was made out. While Arnab was remanded to judicial custody by an Alibag court, a division bench of the Bombay High Court is likely to pass an order on the plea challenging his arrest on November 6.