An FIR has also been filed against the journalist Supriya Sharma of the Scroll website. A story was published 10 days ago on June 8 in the Scroll website, stating that Domari village of Varanasi adopted by PM Modi under the MP Adarsh Gram Yojana in 2018 during the lockdown there people were disturbed by hunger.
The report claimed that during the lockdown in this village many people were not getting food grains due to lack of ration cards, while the UP government on April 17 gave ration kits to the needy people without ration cards.
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Based on this story, an FIR has been registered against Supriya Sharma under IPC Sections 269 and 501 under Section 3 of the SC / ST Act, 1989.
The Scroll website says that he has ‘persisted’ on his story, whatever has been written has been written correctly.
This is an attack on media freedom.