GUWAHATI: National Press Day will be observed on November 16 at Gauhati Press Club with a day-long programme by the Assam Press Correspondents' Union (APCU) central committee, in association with APCU Kamrup (metro) committee. The theme of this year's celebration is 'Who is not afraid of media?'
National Press Day is observed on November 16 every year to commemorate the institution of the Press Council of India.
During the open session of the programme to be held at Gauhati Press Club, four senior journalists will be felicitated for their contribution towards journalism. They are Ramlal Sinha, Executive Editor (The Sentinel); Biswajit Das, Executive Editor (Asomiya Khabar); photo journalist of Asomiya Pratidin, Chinmoy Roy; and senior journalist of Hajo, Samin Kalita.
During the open session, a souvenir titled Abirata Jatra will be released.