Journalists protest against government for restricting media access to parliament in ongoing winter session

Large numbers of journalists and media representatives united to speak out against restrictions on the media on coverage in parliament. They came together to protest strongly against the government and demand the opening of Parliament to media access.

The Press Club of India, the Delhi Union of Journalists and many other press and media outlets gathered at the Press Club of India (PCI) in the capital New Delhi on Thursday, shouting slogans such as “Long live the freedom of the hurry “.

“Restore journalists’ entry into parliament,” read the tweet from the official Press Club of India account. Watch the video here:

In retaliation for the media freedom affair, the journalists decided to make their voices heard by organizing a protest demonstration today at 1 p.m. around the premises of the Press Club Of India. In a letter written by the Press Club Of India, the Delhi Journalists Union and other media organizations, declares the subject of the protest and formulates its demands.

On November 27, journalists from this notable council wrote an open letter to the leaders of all political parties in parliament, protesting the restrictions on media access to parliament. The letter stressed that there is no longer a need for such curbs now, adding that public places such as shopping malls, restaurants and movie theaters have been reopened.

Posted on: Thursday December 02, 2021 6:19 PM IST

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