Freedom of speech is Non-negotiable, uncompromising says Vice President

5he Vice President emphasized that freedom of speech is non-negotiable and crucial for national integrity. He expressed concerns about issues being resolved in public spaces instead of through proper channels and questioned the influence of pseudo-intellectuals in shaping public discourse.

During the inauguration of the third edition of Lokmanthan, Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar said,’ the freedom of expression in India is non-negotiable, and we cannot compromise on it. If we depart from this, we will compromise with the sovereignty and wholesomeness of the country’. He expressed regret that, matters are being discussed on the streets instead of on the floor of the assembly.
While addressing the media, he said, ‘another concerning trend that needs to curtailed is the problem of pseudo-intellectuals. Can public space be allowed to be dominated by this category of people with the help of media-created eclipses?’