Have not supported the communication blockade in valley: PCI chairman

NEW DELHI: Press Council of India on Wednesday refuted the comments made by noted journalist N Ram that the council was supporting the communication curbs in Jammu and Kashmir.

In a letter to N Ram, council chairman Justice Chandramauli Kumar Prasad, referring to a news report published in an English daily on August 28 that had a heading that PCI backing J and K curbs undemocratic: N Ram’, said that in his intervention application in the Supreme court, he had not supported the communication blockade.

”From a plain reading of the intervention application filed by the council in the Supreme court, it is evident that I have not supported the communication blockade. (AGENCIES)