Vice President to deliver Vajpayee Memorial Lecture on media at IIMC


New Delhi: Honorable Vice President of India Shri M Venkaiah Naidu will deliver the first Atal Bihari Vajpayee memorial annual lecture on 20thMarch 2019 at the Indian Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi, Director General K G Suresh announced here today.

Keeping in view the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, Shri Naidu, who is also Chairman of the Rajya Sabha, will deliver his lecture on the topic “Role of Media in Moulding an Enlightened Public Opinion”.

With the Vice President himself delivering the first lecture, we are confident that eminent personalities would be addressing the prestigious lecture in the coming years also, Suresh Said.

Earlier, Lok Sabha Speaker Smt Sumitra Mahajan had unveiled the plaque naming the main road in the IIMC Campus after the journalist turned poet politician Vajpayee.

The IIMC Executive Council at its last meeting had approved the naming of road and lecture & institution of the lecture after the former Prime Minister.