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Justice C K Prasad Likely to Become PCI Chief For 2nd Time

Justice C K Prasad would get a second term as the chairman of the Press Council of India (PCI).
Justice C K Prasad Likely to Become PCI Chief for 2nd Time
  • This approval was given a nod by a three-member committee headed by Vice President Venkaiah Naidu.
  • He was appointed as the chairman of the PCI in November, 2014 for three years.
  • He succeeded Justice Markanday Katju and became the PCI Chief.
  • The Press Council of India is a statutory body which oversees the conduct of the print media.
  • According to the Press Council Act, the council shall consist of a chairman and 28 other members.

Expected Questions

1. Who has been appointed as the PCI Chief?
C K Prasad

2. Who is the Vice-President of India?
Venkaiah Naidu

3. When was the PCI first set up?
1966
Justice C K Prasad Likely to Become PCI Chief For 2nd Time Justice C K Prasad Likely to Become PCI Chief For 2nd Time Reviewed by Shweta Kashyap on May 21, 2018 Rating: 5

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