Speaking on the occasion of the Inauguration of Churachandpur Working Reporters Union (CWRU) Office, Hon’ble Minister (Public Works, Power, RD & IPR, Administrative Reforms, Commerce & Industries) Shri. Thongam Biswajit Singh stressed on the importance of Journalism in today’s society with journalism sometimes becoming very controversial and misinterpreted by many. He added, “Journalism is the Mirror of the People and a watchdog of the Govt.”. With the gaining popularity of social media like twitter, whatsapp, etc without any authenticity, the only thing that bring authenticity is newspaper, said the minister. He requested the Press/Media fraternity on how to extract real truth and how to deliver better news to the public.
Speaking on the occasion, President of All Manipur Working Journalists’ Union (AMWJU) Wangkhemcha Shamjai, requested the Press/Media to maintain Media ethics. He also maintained that the Churachandpur Working Reporters Union (CWRU) is affiliated to All Manipur Working Journalists’ Union (AMWJU).
Shri.Ginsuanhau, Hon’ble Chairman MANIREDA & MLA 60-Singngat AC, Shri.Thangjalam Haokip, Hon’ble MLA Henglep & Chairman HAC, Shri. Vungjagin Valte, Hon’ble MLA Thanlon& Chairman MTDC, Shri. KhaipaoHaokip, Hon’ble Chairman ADCC, Shri ShyamLal Poonia, IAS DC/Churachandpur, and Shri.Rakesh Balwal, IPS SP/ Churachandpur also attended the function.