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Haryana Minister greets mediapersons on eve of National 'Press Day'

Posted on Nov 15, 07:05PM | UNI

Haryana Minister of State for Information, Public Relations and Cultural Affairs Department, Pt Shiv Charan Lal Sharma has greeted the mediapersons on the eve of National Press Day.

In a message issued here today, the minister said the day symbolizes free and responsible press in India. The National Press Day is celebrated every year by organizing seminars, discussions and workshops on topics related to press in the entire country. This year the Press Council of India has suggested the theme of 'Freedom of the Media' for the National Press Day.

He said instructions have been issued to all field units of the department to observe the day in a befitting manner.

Mr Sharma said the state government led by Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has always stood for the freedom of the Press and a number of facilities are being provided to the media persons in the State to facilitate them.