Published On: Wed, Nov 16th, 2016

PM Narendra Modi attends function to mark National Press Day

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today attended a function organized by the Press Council of India on the occasion of National Press2016111693566s Day. The occasion also marks the Golden Jubilee of the Press Council of India.

Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister emphasized on the importance of freedom of press, and said press should self-regulate, adding that any external interference or regulation on press is not called for.

The Prime Minister expressed concern over the recent killings of journalists in some parts of the country. He said that journalists losing their lives in the quest for telling the truth, is an extremely serious development.

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