Amidst the assembly elections in West Bengal, iTV Network launched Bangla news channel ‘India News Joy Bangla’ on Sunday.
iTV Network runs two national news channels India News and NewX along with nine regional news channels - India News Haryana, India News Uttar Pradesh-Uttarakhand, India News Rajasthan, India News Madhya Pradesh-Chhattisgarh, India News Punjab, India News Gujarat, NewsXO in Odia, NewsX Kannada and NE News.
Addressing the India News Joy Bangla e-conclave, Kartikeya Sharma, Founder, iTV Network, said, “Regional and local concerns often get subsumed in national and broadcasting formats. We strongly believe regional programming must be given the due spaces and promotion it deserves and we are committed to airing relevant and impactful regional content in Bangla.”
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, several Union Cabinet Ministers like Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Dr Jitendra Singh, Giriraj Singh, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Congress Bengal in-charge Jitin Prasada, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, TMC’s Firhad Hakim, and Subrata Mukherjee, were among the prominent personalities who attended the event.