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Katju remark absolutely true: CPI(ML)

The media is passing through the most bad phase in Bihar under Nitish Kumar`s rule, Press Council of India chairman Justice Markandey Katju claimed.



Patna: CPI(ML) Bihar state secretary
Nand Kishore Prasad on Saturday described as `absolutely true` Press
Council of India chairman Justice Markandey Katju`s recent
comment on press freedom in Bihar.

"Katju`s remarks on freedom of press under attack in
Bihar is absolutely near truth", Prasad said here in a press
statement.

The media is passing through the "most bad phase" in
Bihar under Nitish Kumar`s rule, he claimed.

The policy on advertisements adopted by the Nitish
Kumar government had adversely affected freedom of expression
as media houses have been `compelled to bow down before the
government which is most dangerous for democracy`, he added.

PTI

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