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article 19 of the UN Covenant on Civil and Political Eights, which India ratified in 1979, lays down: Everyone shall have the light to freedom of expression; this right shall include freedom to seek, receive and import information (and ideas of all kinds, regardless of frontiers either orally, in writing or in print, in the form of art, or through any other media of his choice." The Declaration on Mass Media which the General Conference of the: UNESCO adopted in 1978 groups together "the exercise of freedom of opinion, expression and information''.

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