CM HD Kumaraswamy declares, media must be controlled

Written By Xappie Desk | Updated: May 21, 2019 12:54 IST
CM HD Kumaraswamy declares, media must be controlled

CM H D Kumaraswamy had stated that the government will undoubtedly finish its 5 years tenure, under the administration of Ex CM Siddaramaiah.
CM HDK at a book release function at Mysuru, stated that even though the coalition government is power in the state, the BJP has been trying to damage the government. “They are trying all sorts of tricks, but thy will not be successful”, he stated that the BJP and the media being troubled the government over words.
The CM suggested that there was a need to bring in a rules and regulations on media, mainly electronic media. “They have been making irrelevant allegations against politicians. The government, at this juncture, was mulling over forming laws to bring control over the media”, he said.
The CM stated, “Usually I have been the one would speak to media, but in recent days, due to irresponsible reporting by electronic media, I have stopped addressing them. Through former minister Vishwanath said that even Prime Minister Narendra Modi was scared to address the media, it is not the case with me. Due to their irresponsible reporting, especially about politicians, I have stopped paying attention to media persons,” he expressed.
The CM speaks about the preventive measures that were taken up at Kodagu, at time of rains and said that for the flood victims of Kodagu, 800 houses were being constructed, each at a cost of Rs 10.5 lakh.