Puri: A group of five miscreants today attacked Bikram Acharya, a journalist with a vernacular daily near Water Park along the Konark-Puri Marine Drive.
Acharya was admitted to a hospital nearby. The exact reason behind the attack has not been ascertained as yet. Acharya is working with prominent Odisha daily The Prameya.
Earlier on Saturday, Kapilendra Pradhan- working with The Prameya in Bhubaneswar was also attacked by a group of youths in a cinema hall when he spoke out against their objectionable remarks at women inside the hall.
Saheed Nagar Police also arrested three persons on charges of assaulting Pradhan.
Recently, a circulation manager of a newspaper was also killed by miscreants and another journalist was attacked by miscreants in Pattamundai in Kendrapara district crating a panic among journalists.