Govt has not violated press freedom: Chair Oli


Morang, May 23: CPN UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has said that press freedom is not violated by the arrest of the Chairman of Kantipur Media Group, Kailash Shirohiya over the citizenship issues.     

Speaking with media persons here Thursday, he clarified that the issue of citizenship investigation is not related to the violation of press freedom.     

"Chairman of Kantipur Media Group, Sirohiya, was arrested over a citizenship-related case, so it should not be misinterpreted", chairman Oli said.     

On a different note, Oli opined that the Nepali Congress doesn't need to protest in the streets about cooperatives' fund embezzlement.     

Earlier, Chair Oli unveiled the busts of former leaders Madan Bhandari, Pushpa Lal Shrestha and Manmohan Adhikari. (RSS)

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