MP scribe booked for going to ex-CM’s presser post kin’s UK return

A case has been registered against a journalist in Bhopal, who attended the 20 March press conference where Kamal Nath announced his resignation as the Madhya Pradesh chief minister, even as the journalist’s daughter had been advised ‘home quarantine after her return from the United Kingdom.
Days after the press conference, the journalist and his daughter had tested positive for the infection.
The journalist was booked for violating the government’s preventive orders related to coronavirus pandemic.
The journalist’s daughter, a post-graduate law student, had returned from London to Bhopal on 18 March. She had been asked to observe home quarantine. But two days after her arrival, the journalist attended Kamal Nath’s last press conference as the chief minister on 20 March, official sources said.