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Journalists play a key role in strengthening democracy : Nagaland Governor P B Acharya

Journalists play a key role in strengthening democracy : Nagaland Governor P B Acharya


Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, July 01, 2019: The Dakshina Kannada District Journalists’ Conference organised by the DK District Working Journalists’ Union was inaugurated at the Kudmul Rangarao Town Hall here on July 1, Monday by  Nagaland Governor P B Acharya.

 

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In his inaugural address Acharya    highlighted the role of the journalists in strengthening the democracy and in nation building.

The Nagaland Governor also   appreciated the  significant contribution of people of undivided Dakshina Kannada  district  towards the social and educational sector.

Veteran journalist Eshwar Daithota presided over the function.

Speaking as a chief guest, DK District in-charge Minister U T Khader said the  district administration has been asked to identify land  at the district and taluk level to provide sites to members of the Working Journalists’ Union.

 He said   positive  issues should be  duly highlighted in the media and added that journalists have the responsibility of keeping the  minds and hearts of the society clean.

Mangaluru South MLA Vedavyas Kamath released the souvenir "Samachara" on the occasion, while Mangaluru North MLA Dr Bharath Shetty inaugurated Hasiru Usiru programme by distributing saplings.

Shivananda Tagadur, President of State  Working Journalists Association, was also present as a chief guest,.

District Working Journalists’ Union President Srinivas Nayak Indaje in his introductory remarks said the conference was organised for the very first time, and added that  journalists should act as a link between the society and government.

A computer was donated to Kutlur Government School where the  Journalists’  Union held a Village Stay recently. The computer was sponsored by MSEZ.   Ramachandra Bhandarkar, PRO of MSEZ was also present.

Kavitha P B Acharya, SP  B M Laxmiprasad, Patrika Bhavan Trust President Anand Shetty, Press Club President Annu Mangaluru,  Conference Convenor  Jagannath Shetty Bala and others were present.

Senior journalist Manohar Prasad compered the programme.


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