Every year on November 16, National Press Day is observed. The occasion celebrates the existence of an impartial and responsible press in India. The purpose of the day is to draw attention to how crucial an independent press is for a democratic country.
The Press Council of India, a statutory and quasi-judicial institution was established on this day. The day commemorates the existence of an impartial and responsible press in India.
The fourth pillar of democracy is often referred to as the media. It is said that journalists reflect society and reveal the truth even in difficult circumstances. This day signifies both press freedom and the press’ responsibilities towards society.