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Free, vibrant press vital in democracy: PM Modi

ANI
Published : May 3, 2017, 12:51 pm IST
Updated : May 3, 2017, 12:51 pm IST

World Press Freedom Day is a day to reiterate our unwavering support towards a free & vibrant press which is vital in a democracy.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (Photo: PTI)
 Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (Photo: PTI)

New Delhi : On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to stress on the importance of having a 'free and vibrant' press in a democracy.

World Press Freedom Day is a day to reiterate our unwavering support towards a free & vibrant press, which is vital in a democracy.

 

The United Nations General Assembly declared 3rd of May to be World Press Freedom Day to raise awareness of the importance of freedom of the press and remind governments of their duty to respect and uphold the right to freedom of expression enshrined under Article 19 of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights. 

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