Odisha CM extends greetings to journalists on World Press Freedom Day


Bhubaneswar: On the occasion of ‘World Press Freedom Day’, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik greetings to the media fraternity in the state.

In a tweet Naveen said, “Warm greetings to journalists & media persons on World Press Freedom Day. Commend their commitment to provide reliable and verified information during COVID-19 pandemic, often risking their lives.”

Every year, May 3rd is a date which celebrates the fundamental principles of press freedom; to evaluate press freedom around the world, to defend the media from attacks on their independence and to pay tribute to journalists who have lost their lives in the exercise of their profession.

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