National Press Day observed every year on 16th November to mark the importance of free and responsible press of India. National Press day is the of media to celebrate freedom of speech and expression. This prosperous day for media, it celebrates for the remembrance of the Press Council that started functioning on this day as the watchdog. On 4th July 1966, Press Council of India was set up under the chairmanship of Justice JR Mudholkar. This council functions as a moral watchdog of surroundings to ensure the high standards of press from this medium.

Therefore, this day personifies the importance of the responsible and independent press across India. On this auspicious day many ministers, leaders and celebrities poured their wishes to media personnel on Twitter. The National Press day commemorated every year on 16th November since 1997 as the prominent day for the press. Ministers wish to press for the duty to safeguard and independence.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the series of tweets overflowed his greetings to all the friends in the media on National Press Day. And said I appreciate their hard work, especially the reporters & camerapersons who work on the grounds tirelessly and bring out with the happenings in the surroundings as well as global. He said media role is to give voice to the voiceless and strengthening initiatives. And said today’s time media advancing through social media and online news. He wished this advancement of media will showcase the skills, strengths and creativity of 125 crore Indians.

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