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Anurag Thakur extends National Press Day greetings

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New Delhi: Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur on Wednesday greeted the media fraternity on the occasion of National Press Day.

Extending his warm wishes to all mediapersons, Thakur in a tweet wrote, “It is a day of reaffirmation of our collective commitment to responsible journalism without fear or favour.”

“I look forward to media playing an increasingly constructive role in our democracy,” the minister said.

Conveying his best wishes, Union Minister of Parliamentary Affairs also took to the micro blogging site and wrote, “On this National Press Day, I extend my best wishes to all my media friends who are playing a crucial role in the nation building.”

“Free press is the foundation of a healthy democracy.The functioning of the press with pro-people values, honesty, and ethics will help a nation bloom,” he said.

Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge also took to twitter and wrote, “On National Press Day, extend best wishes to members of the Press and Media.”

“Media is the protector and enabler of democratic institutions and this onerous task entails – no fear, no favour,” he said.

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