Congress attacks freedom of speech


Politicalbaaba

Congress worried with the NaMo blitz on TV, press and social media has started getting goose bumps. It is trying to curb freedom of speech / press. Some recent directives / actions point towards the same.

(i) Ban on opinion polls. Flustered by each poll showing a complete rout in assembly and Lok sabha polls Congress has sought a ban on them citing that it is unscientific and can be manipulated. Link of blog post on the same:

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2013/11/08/congress-demands-ban-on-opinion-polls-next-target-ban-on-name-pappu/

This was followed by ban on opinions that too of legendary Lataji.

(ii) Directive to media to give adequate coverage to PM and his speech / conferences. It may be recalled that all channels telecasted NaMo’s Independence Day speech in which he took on MMS and Congress. Link of blog post on the same:

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2013/08/19/namo-vs-mms-independence-day-speech/

Rattled by the popularity of his speech and extensive coverage devoted to all his rallies where…

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