New Delhi: The Jammu and Kashmir government has been asked by ministry of home affairs to stop advertising in local newspapers that allegedly publish “anti-national articles”, Hindustan Times reported.
According to HT report the MHA has told the state government that some publications were publishing “highly radicalised content glamorising terrorists and anti-national elements”.
“It is understood that some newspapers in J&K are publishing highly radicalised content glamorising terrorists and anti-national elements. This is against the Constitution of India as well as the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir,” read the content of letter as qouted by HindustananTimes.
The letter further says, “…publishing of anti-national articles in the newspapers of the state should be strictly dealt with. Such newspapers should also not be given any patronage by way of advertisements by the state government. This may be circulated to all concerned for strict compliance.”
The MHA letter is dated October 18, 2017 and is addressed to senior officials of the state government and the Jammu & Kashmir police.