News18 India, the Hindi news channel from Network18, received good response at the third edition of Chaupal in Mumbai with sessions with newsmakers from politics, entertainment and sports.
At the Mumbai edition of this initiative, distinguished personalities who attended the event were Devendra Fadnavis, Nitin Gadkari, Baba Ramdev, Sanjay Manjarekar, Raveena Tandon, Alankrita Srivastava, Prakash Raj and Sonu Nigam to name a few.
Prabal Pratap Singh, Managing Editor, News18 India, said, “News18 India has seen a phenomenal growth over the past year. It has been possible because we have always believed in raising relevant issues. News18 India Chaupal is our effort on the same lines where we bring varied dialogues on a single platform. I am extremely happy that Mumbai edition of the Chaupal was a resounding success where we put spotlight on issues not just of national importance but also the ones that matter to the common man.”
Joy Chakraborthy, CEO Forbes India and President, Revenue, Network18, said, “I am delighted to share that the Mumbai chapter of ‘Chaupal’ was very well received by the audience, and our esteemed guests and speakers. Chaupal has already become ‘Desh ka Mahamanch’ and it’s a proud moment for our editorial team, our partners for the event and most importantly our viewers who continuously motivate us to raise relevant questions through such forums. Our endeavours will continue towards hosting impactful events such as Chaupal which is aimed at empowering our viewers to form rightful opinion.”
From the issues of women empowerment and popular subjects like cricket and entertainment, the thought leaders across various fields shared their perspectives.
Politicians like Sanjay Nirupam, Pankaja Munde, Ashok Chavan discussed about local issues of the state.
As #Chaupal was trending throughout the day, the event also engaged over 22 million people and generated almost 260 million impressions through posts and live videos on social media. The welcome address was delivered by Prabal Pratap Singh, Managing Editor, News18 India.
The event was live on News18 India throughout the day and was also shown on ETV News Network.