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IPR Ministers calls journalists to respect media principles


Imphal, September 16, 2017: Information and Public Relation Minister Thongam Biswajit Singh said journalism is a responsible profession as a journalist serves as a mediator between the public and the government.

The minister was speaking at the 43rd Foundation Day of the All Manipur Working Journalists’ Union at the Manipur Press Club.

Addressing a hall filled with media persons from different media houses and veteran media persons, the Minister said a media person should always abide by the journalistic principle and to maintain accuracy while filing any report. He explained maintaining accuracy in their reports will only increase the credibility of the media persons.

He further urged the gathering media persons to take an active role in spreading awareness of the various government schemes including the Pradhan Mantri Awaj Yojana, Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs (UJALA), Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), so that the public may take benefits from the welfare schemes.