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DIPR providing regularly Urdu newspapers, press clippings to Raj Bhavan: Govt Spokesman

Says “Raj Bhawan is being supplied Urdu newspapers regularly”


Srinagar, Sep 10 (KNS): The Government on Monday clarified that it has not discontinued subscription of vernacular Urdu newspapers.
An official spokesman of the government said, “The Raj Bhavan has not stopped subscription of the Urdu language newspapers.”
He said the fact is that the Raj Bhavan is being supplied Urdu newspapers regularly by the state’s Department of Information and Public Relations along with translation of important clippings.
“Earlier, all the newspapers including vernacular newspapers were being provided to the Raj Bhavan directly by the authorized news agent, but of late these newspapers are being supplied by DIPR,” he said and added that in addition to newspapers, DIPR is regularly sending important press clippings of English, Urdu and Hindi newspapers to Raj Bhavan for the perusal of the Governor.
Besides, he said, a summary of the public grievances highlighted by the vernacular press is being translated into English regularly by DIPR and sent to the Governor’s Secretariat, Advisors to the Governor and the Chief Secretary on daily basis. (KNS)