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Tangi Media Seva Sangha observes National Press Day

16/11/2021 at 7:06 PM

Khordha, Nov 16:  The Tangi Seva Sangha on Tuesday observed the ‘national Press Day’ at Tangi Kalyan Mandap.

A meeting was also held under the chairmanship of Rabindra Rana, president of the journalist’s body.  

Every year on November 16th, National Press Day is commemorated to recognize and respect the Press Council of India (PCI), a constitutional and quasi-judicial body. The day commemorates India’s presence of a free and responsible press.

Tangi Tehsildar Smruti Ranjan Satapthy graced the event as the chief guest and Balugaon SDPO manas Ranjan Barik was the guest of honor. Among others, Tangi police station IIC Bijay Mallick, Tangi sarpanch Suprabha Mahapatra and Biswajit Routray were present at the event.

PCI is a self-regulatory organization that operates under the Press Council Act of 1978. It has a chairman, a retired Supreme Court judge, and 28 additional members, 20 of whom are members of the media, five of whom are members of the Indian parliament’s Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, and three of whom represent culture, literature, and law as nominees of the Sahitya Academy, University Grant Commission, and Bar Council of India.

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