The National Press Day (NPD) is celebrated every year on November 16 as a symbol of a free and responsible press in India.Portuguese were the first Europeans who introduced the printing press in India. November 16 is praised as National Press Day to recognize the foundation of the Press Council of India. It was shaped in 1966 to keep a mind Indian press' norms and that isn't influenced or impacted by outside variables. National Press Day is accepted to grandstand the capable and free press in the nation. In 1956, the Press Council of India was framed by the Parliament on the proposals of the First Press Commission. The Press Council of India was first comprised on July 4, 1966 as an independent, statutory, semi legal body, with Justice J R Mudholkar, at that point a Judge of the Supreme Court, as Chairman. The Sepoy Mutiny, the principal war of Indian Independence was a defining moment ever of news coverage. Raja Ram Mohan Roy, the Pioneer Journalist and social reformer whom Nehru Considered as the author of Indian Press, assumed a urgent job in the development and improvement of press in India. He distributed Brahmanical Magazine (English) in 1821, Sambad Kamudi in Bengali in 1821, Mirut-Ul Akhbar (Persian, 1822). Bengal is considered as the origin of news-casting in India. The dialect press additionally began in Bengal. The principal Hindi week by week daily paper Oodunta Martand was Published from Calcutta in 1826. It was a brief daily paper. It couldn't endure long. The principal Hindi every day Samachar Sudha varshan (1854) showed up from Calcutta. Indian Print Media is one of the biggest Print Media on the planet, it's history goes back to 1980.