TV anchor Rajdeep Sardesai roughed up outside Madison Square Garden

Rajdeep was critical of Modi on the past

New York: Leading TV anchor Rajdeep Sardesai was today roughed up apparently by pro-Modi supporters outside the Madison Square Garden, shortly before the Prime Minister's address.

In a new twist of events, the complete video of the brawl has been posted on Twitter which shows Sardesai initiating the fight.

The video shows a mob of people hurling abuses at the journalist and then it shows Sardesai charging at one of the people in the crowd.

Accused if being a traitor". Sardesai, who quit as the editor-in-chief of IBN 18 Network in July, tweeted, "Great crowd at Modison square garden! Except a few idiots who still believe abuse is a way of proving their machismo!"

WATCH: Rajdeep Sardesai at Madison Square Garden

He added, "Glad we caught the idiots on cam. Only way to shame the mob is to show them".

Sardesai also posted, "Great publicity for my book. All those who took selfies have promised to buy it!"

The small video of him being manhandled hit YouTube and was shared numerous times on Twitter.

( Source : PTI )
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