Free and vibrant press vital for democracy says PM Modi

Narendra Modi,

New Delhi, May 3: On the occasion of World Press Freedom DayPrime Minister Narendra Modi pitched for a “free and vibrant press” and said 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.

IANS

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