As India gears up for the 70th Independence Day Celebrations, India TV has announced a mega conclave, Vande Mataram, on how to counter terrorism and its impact on the state. The conclave will also discuss the possible means to counter this threat in the valley with the dramatis personae involved in combating terrorism from across the political, social, strategic and defence spectrum.
Led by the Chairman & Editor-in-Chief Rajat Sharma, India TV’s team of journalists will focus on the solution approach and creating an environment for a broad spectrum consensus on how the issue can be tackled with optimal effectiveness.
This initiative will witness the biggest decision makers on the issue that is being discussed. They will also interact with an august gathering of delegates representing the whole range of intelligentsia on the subject.
Among those who are expected to be present are Defence Minister Arun Jaitley, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, J&K CM, Mehbooba Mufti, UP CM Yogi Adityanath, Army Chief Gen. B.C. Rawat, Gen. V.K. Singh, Farooq Abdulla, Babul Supriyo, Kumar Vishwas, Mallikarjun Kharge and Swami Ramdev, etc.
Announcing the conclave, Ritu Dhawan, India TV Managing Director, said, “The entire country is united in seeking a solution on how to counter terrorism that has been a global malaise. While the country’s leadership has been dealing the issue with a visible intent, is there more that can be done? As a leader in the news space, we intend to create a constructive platform for a larger consent on how to counter the issue.”
“We believe that if we are able to bring in even a whisker of a positive difference, we have done justice to our responsibility as an influential media company,” she added.