Road & Bridges Department Sikkim Minister Lachen Mangan Sh Samdup Lepcha extended his greetings to the media fraternity on the occasion of National Press Day 2019.
In his message, he said, “Press freedom is the essence of a vibrant democracy and this government is ensuring full freedom to the press.”
He also went on to say that media can criticise but should guard against ‘fake news’ and desist from disinformation and misinformation. He said, there is ethic for every freedom. He further added freedom of media was trampled upon by the SKM during an emergency.