PM Modi lauds role of media in creating awareness in fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has lauded the role of the media in fighting the COVID pandemic. The Prime Minister said the media has served people in an unprecedented way by spreading awareness on the COVID pandemic and by analysing government works and pointing out their shortcomings.
He was addressing the inauguration of the Patrika Gate in Jaipur through video conference. The Prime Minister said the enlightened section of the society, and writers are like guides and teachers of the community. He said during the freedom struggle, every big name was associated with writing.
The Prime Minister also called for inculcating the habit of reading books among the new generation. The Prime Minister also asserted that the voice of India along with Indian products is becoming more global with the country now enjoying stronger presence at world bodies. He said the world is now listening to India more attentively.
The iconic gate is built by the Patrika Group of Newspapers on the Jawaharlal Nehru Marg in Jaipur. Prime Minister Modi also released two books written by the Group Chairman Gulab Kothari on the occasion. Governor of the state Kalraj Mishra and Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot also attended the function.