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2nd Convention Of Tripura Assembly Of Journalists (TAJ) At Muktadhara Auditorium Hall, Agartala.

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With the initiative of Tripura Assembly of Journalists (TAJ) 2nd Convention held at Muktadhara Auditorium Hall, Agartala on Saturday (12th August, 2023). Hon’ble Chief Minister Dr. Manik Saha inaugurated the Convention by lighting the lamp.

“The State Government believes in the freedom of journalists and media. The Government will not tolerate any kind of attack on journalists and media. The State Government will always take strict action in this regard”, Hon’ble Chief Minister Dr. Manik Saha said at the 2nd Convention of Tripura Assembly of Journalists (TAJ) today. The chief minister said that media should always be responsible. Only then will it be possible to take the state forward. The media should work with a positive attitude to reach the developmental information of the Government to the last person of the society. The chief minister said, it is never possible to move forward without demanding the media. Freedom of the press is essential to strengthen the democratic system.

The chief minister also added that it is easier for the Government to work if the media reports informative news. It is one of the responsibility of the media to serve with a positive view if there is any mistake of the Government. The State Government is also sincere in solving the problems of media and journalists. The State Government has proved it not only by words but also by deeds. The chief minister said that the journalists of the State are not less than the journalists of any State in the country. Many journalists of the state have earned international reputation which is certainly a matter of pride for the state’s news world. In order to increase the quality of journalists in the state, training is also being organized at various times through the Department of Information and Culture. The Chief Minister said that those media outlets that deliver news with excellence are long lasting. So in today’s technology era everyone including journalists needs to be up to date.

Secretary of Tripura Assembly of Journalists (TAJ) Dr. Bishwendhu Bhattacharjee delivered the welcome speech on the occasion.  Vice-president of Tripura Assembly of Journalists (TAJ) and Eminent Journalist Shekhar Dutta said that the media in the state is mainly dependent on Government advertisements. Therefore, he demanded that the State Government take more initiatives in providing advertisements as per the rules and regulations. General Secretary of Tripura Assembly of Journalists (TAJ) Shanit Debroy also spoke on the occasion. Journalists, newspaper hawkers from all the Sub-divisions of the state participated in the convention.

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