Katju remark absolutely true: CPI(ML)

Last Updated: Saturday, February 25, 2012 - 16:45

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



First Published: Saturday, February 25, 2012 - 16:45

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