16-11-2021 : Governor has extended greetings to all the journalist and people associated with the media on the occasion of National Press Day.
Rajbhawan, Dehradun, 16 November, 2021
Governor Lt Gen Gurmit Singh (Retd) has extended greetings to all the journalist and people associated with the media on the occasion of National Press Day.
Governor Lt Gen Gurmit Singh (Retd) said that Press has played a very important role in the strengthening of democracy. A free and responsible press is vital for a healthy and sound democracy. Public and democracy will be strengthened only when the press and media are neutral, free, fair and responsible. The press also plays an important role in establishing dialogue and building credibility between the government and the people. The press acts as a vigilant watchdog for the nation and guides the policy-makers properly. The press encourages the public to cooperate in the development and building of the nation. The Governor said that the press and media have played a commendable role during the time of the global pandemic COVID-19.