Press Club wrote a letter to the Speaker of the Lok Sabha
“…we strongly feel that these restrictions are a comprehensive attempt to restrict freedom of the press to control the media and impede the free flow of independent news stories and information to the people of the world’s largest democracy. part of the agenda.” PCI said in the letter, which came days before the inauguration of the new Parliament building on May 28.
It said the restrictions have not only hindered the media’s ability to report on parliamentary proceedings, but have also disrupted a vital line of communication between the government, the media and parliamentarians.
“…as the Covid-19 situation has largely subsided and stabilized and is reducing with each passing day, we request you to take immediate action and restore the pre-COVID-19 situation As regards the entry of media persons to the Press Gallery of the New Parliament House, the PCI said.