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Free, vibrant press vital in democracy: PM Narendra Modi

News Agencies | Updated on: 3 May 2017, 12:43 IST
Free, vibrant press vital in democracy: PM Narendra Modi

On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to stress the importance of having a 'free and vibrant' press 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.

-ANI

First published: 3 May 2017, 12:43 IST
 
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