Is it necessary to do ghunna and ikhfa or only receiting the letters Correctly is enough

Question
Is it necessary to do ghunna and ikhfa or only reciting the letters correctly is enough?

Answer
It depends whether you want to just read at the minimum level or want to read as our beloved Prophet, peace and blessings of Allah upon him read and taught his companions, who taught those after them in solid chains of transmission to us this day.