Hindi news channel News18 India from Network18 Group has announced the upcoming edition of its thought leadership initiative, ‘News18 India Chaupal’. Recognised as ‘Desh ka Sabse Bada Manch’, News18 India Chaupal will bring policymakers, bureaucrats and newsmakers from varied backgrounds on a single virtual platform.
The current edition of News18 India Chaupal will aim to set the agenda for a new India in a post-Covid-19 world. The leadership summit will be graced by politicians such as Union Ministers Nitin Gadkari, Prakash Javdekar, Ravi Shankar Prasad, MLA and former Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan and former Union MoS, and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav. The discussion will span across various relevant and highly contextual topics such as the challenges that the country is facing at present due to the Covid-19 pandemic, upcoming elections in Bihar, the evolving political situation including in the context of Rajasthan among others.
News18 India Chaupal will also host substantive and impactful debates on the approach adopted by the opposition while taking on the government on various issues. The discussion will feature top political leaders such as Pawan Khera from Congress and Sanjay Singh from AAP with BJP’s Sudhanshu Trivedi and AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi. Adding a sporting flavour to the platform, cricketer Yuzvendra Chahal will talk about the upcoming IPL 2020 along with recent retirement announcements by former Indian skipper MS Dhoni and batsman Suresh Raina.
The virtual summit will be hosted by the channel’s team of anchors, including Kishore Ajwani, Amish Devgan and Prateek Trivedi.