Modi pitches for “free and vibrant press”

Narendra Modi
Photo of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day today pitched for a “free and vibrant press” and further mentioned that it is “vital for democracy”.

In a tweet, he said it “is a day to reiterate our unwavering support towards” the press.



“In today’s day and age, social media has emerged as an active medium of engagement and has added more vigour to press freedom,” the Prime Minister said in another tweet.



World Press Freedom Day is observed on May 3 to celebrate fundamental principles of press freedom.