After the bizarre comments of the Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb, the BJP leader and Uttar Pradesh minister Dinesh Sharma shed light on how journalism began back in the age of Mahabharata.
He was speaking on the occasion of the ‘Hindi Journalism Day’.
The Minister also offered various instances from the epic to support his claim.
He cited the instance of Sanjay, the mythological character who was Dhritarashtra’s charioteer, who narrated the scenario of the battlefield to the king.
Sanjay narrated the bird’s eye view of the war of Mahabharata in Kurukshetra while sitting in Hastinapur, he said.
Sharma compared it to the live telecast of nowadays.>