New Delhi, Jan 29 (PTI) Ranjita Elangbam, wife of jailed Manipur journalist Kishorchandra Wangkhem, said on Tuesday her family was victim of political propaganda and demanded that the government release her husband immediately.Also Read - Want To Boost You Height? Try These Easy And Effective Exercises | Watch Video

Addressing a press conference organised by NGO Human Rights Law Network (HRLN), she said her husband was labelled as a “womaniser, alcoholic and even abusive” as part of the propaganda. Also Read - Monkeypox: UP Issues SOPs; Hospitals To Keep Tabs On Patients With Symptoms, International Travellers Under Scanner

“It is unbearable for me and my two daughters,” she said. Wangkhem was detained under the National Security Act (NSA) by the Manipur government for criticising it. Also Read - IPL 2022: Rajasthan Royals Keeps The Age Old Tradition Of IPL Intact By Qualifying For The Final, Will Face Gujarat Titans

The district magistrate of Imphal West had ordered detention of Wangkhem, a 39-year-old journalist who works for a local TV channel, on November 27 last year, allegedly after he uploaded videos criticising the BJP-led governments in Manipur and the Centre for observing Rani Jhansi’s birth anniversary.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.