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National Press Day celebrated at Rupnagar; need to strengthen the Press Council of India stressed

National Press Day celebrated at Rupnagar; need to strengthen the Press Council of India stressed

Bahadurjeet Singh /Rupnagar

Rupnagar Press Club celebrated National Press Day here on Wednesday under the leadership of the club’s chief patron Gurcharan Singh Bindra and president Bahadurjeet Singh.

Senior member of the club, Rajinder Saini, while welcoming the members, highlighted  the importance of this day and said that this year’s day is being celebrated as the 56th anniversary of the Press Council of India, which came into existence on  November 16, 1966.

While speaking on the occasion various members shared their views about the responsibility of the press towards the society and the difficulties faced by it and emphasized the need to highlight the social issues in a more conscious manner.

On the occasion the president of the club, Bahadurjeet Singh spoke about the role of the Press Council of India and said that this autonomous body should be strengthened to keep the media functioning freely. To make the fourth pillar of democracy strong in this age of media, it is very important to keep it free from any kind of political or pressure group influence.

National Press Day celebrated at Rupnagar need to strengthen the Press Council of India stressed

Speaking on this occasion, the chief patron of the club, Gurcharan Singh Bindra said that due to various influences, the media is facing many difficulties and challenges today.

National Press Day celebrated at Rupnagar; need to strengthen the Press Council of India stressed. Club office bearers  and members including Sandeep Vashisht, Satish Jagota, Surjit Singh Gandhi, Arun Sharma, Kamal Bharj, Arun Puri, Harish Kalra, Rakesh Kumar, Jasvir Singh Bawa, Sarabjit Singh Kotla Nihang, Sarabjit Singh Kaka, Amar Sharma, Manpreet Chahal, Lakhvir Singh Khabra, Kulwant Singh Charlie, Sumit Pasricha, Varun Lamba, Moonpreet, Prince were present.

About Rupnagar Press Club

Rupnagar Press Club, earlier known as Ropar Press Club, was formed in the year 2005 with an aim to bring all the media persons of the historic and ancient district headquarter town of Rupnagar and its surrounding areas on one platform for media related activities. The Club is committed to follow the ethics of journalism and shun yellow journalism.

November 16,2022

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