Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Monday mentioned that it’s being propagated that there isn’t any freedom of expression in India, however it’s not true. “There are 392 information channels within the nation which is rather more than 100 channels in the USA. It displays quite a bit in regards to the true nature of media freedom and democracy in India.
The Lieutenant Governor was addressing the gathering on the inauguration of ‘News18 Jammu Kashmir, Ladakh, Himachal’ channel on the seventy fifth anniversary of Independence. He mentioned, “Nonetheless, we should keep in mind that when the Structure of India was being framed, all Indians got the best to freedom of expression underneath Article 19(1), however by means of 19(2) Some restrictions had been additionally imposed, which in accordance with me is not only a ban however an obligation.
Talking in regards to the World Report on Freedom of Expression in India, he mentioned that the thriving media panorama in India is an instance that the media is “far more free in India than in any other country in the world”. “In the last one year, 27 journalists were detained in the United States, 51 in China and 25 in Turkey, but in India the figure is only seven,” he mentioned.
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