India fall down two places to 142 in Press Freedom Index .

India fall down to 142 in Press Freedom Index released by RSF(Reporters Without Borders).
India press freedom index 2020


India with 45.33 points ranked 142 ,which is two places less than previous year. " No murder of journalist in 2019 than 6 in 2018 but constant press freedom violation, police violence against journalism," organisation said. 
As per RSF index is heavily affected by the situation in Kashmir, hate campaigns against journalist in social media who dares to speak or write about subjects that annoy hindutva followers and also criminal prosecutions to gag journalist critical to authority,with section 124A (sedition).
India ranked below Bhutan(67) and srilanka (127).
Norway with 7.84 points top the chart followed by Finland(7.93) and Denmark (8.13). USA secured 45 position with 23.85 points.

RSF -Reporters Without Borders (also known as Reporters Sans Frontiers) formed in 1985 is a non-profit and non-governmental organisation working to safeguards rights to freedom of information. Head quarter at Paris, France. It's currently headed by Christophe Deloire.

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