It happened last year, and this year was no different as well.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi turned up with party president Amit Shah and Arun Jaitley to meet with journalists as part of the BJP’s Diwali Milan on Thursday. And despite it being one of the rare occasions on which the Prime Minister has interacted with journalists, there were no questions and only opportunities for photographs. 

And the journalists present didn’t fail to make the most of it: 

Maybe the journalists at the event missed the speech by the Indian Express editor, in which he spoke of the dangers of selfie journalists?

Here’s the speech: