JKPA criticizes locking down of KNS office

Srinagar October 16:(KNS)   The Executive Members of Jammu Kashmir Press Association have expressed great shock and anguish over the highhandedness of the officials of the Estates Department Kashmir, who have reportedly locked the office of the well reputed News Agency without any advance notice.

The members are aghast over the attitude of the officials of the said department, especially when Media Houses have been braving all hardships after the outbreak of Coronavirus Pandemic.Click Here To Follow Our WhatsApp ChannelThe role of the KNS has been superb in the day to day to dissemination of information to general public about the methods and measures against the pandemic. Besides, the said Agency has proved to be the frontline warrior like Healthcare workers and as such Closure the News Agency tantamounts to the muzzling of the Press and hence the JKPA demands immediate Unlocking of the Office to allow the Journalists to perform their professional obligations without any curbs.(KNS)

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