Newsroom, Dec 29: A pro-Sangh Parivar journalist, who had earned the wrath of Muslim community in Karnataka by making derogatory remarks against Prophet Muhammad, has tendered an apology publicly.
Ajit Hanumakkanavar, a Kannada journalist, who appears on Suvarna News Kannada TV channel, during a debate, had unwarrantedly hurled offensive remarks against whom Muslims believe the God’s final messenger to the mankind.
Social media platforms flooded with condemnations and warnings following the remarks on Friday. The journalist also reportedly received death threat on Facebook. A few organisations also had planned to stage protest against the anchor and the TV channel.
However, at night Hanumakkanavar appeared again on the TV screen just to tender an apology for his unacceptable remarks and claimed that his intention was not to hurt anyone’s feelings.
TV anchor tenders apology after derogatory remarks against Prophet Muhammad