Embarrassment to District Police after moving out prez’s photographer
Udupi: Citing breach of protocol at Sri Krishna Math Udupi a photographer was forcibly moved out assuming that he had entered the premises illegally. The police later found that he was the president’s photographer who had accompanied the President from the President’s House Delhi to click photographs of the President’s visit.
The police noticed that a photographer was seated in a zone created to distance the general public from the stage. The police soon asked the photographer to move out even though the photographer kept on convincing the police saying that he was accompanying the president to click his visit photographs. The photographer was also wearing an ID card issued by the Office of the President. The police without listening to the photographer seized his camera and placed it outside the zone created to distance the general public from the stage.
The photographer immediately intimated his higher officer who later took the police to task saying that he was the president’s photographer who was clicking the photographs. The photographer later continued his assignment of clicking the president’s photos.