Jagran founder promoted fearless and independent journalism: PM

Jan 03, 2012, 08:17 IST | Agencies
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh issued a postage stamp in honour of (late) PC Gupta, founder of Hindi daily Dainik Jagran.


Honoured: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh released a postal stamp on
the birth centenary of PC Gupta yesterday


Lauding the contribution of Gupta, Manmohan Singh said, "He promoted fearless and independent journalism throughout his life and this kind of journalism is very important for any democracy."

Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh were also present at the function.

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