While the country braces itself for the much-awaited Assembly Elections 2017, Uttar Pradesh remains the epicentre of the buzz. The soaring high political fever has gripped this all-political state like never before—an election that is almost seen as a run-through of the 2019 LokSabha Elections or a verdict of PM NarendraModi’s demonetization move, to say the least.
To gratify its audiences with top content, India TV has declared yet another edition of its full-day mega conclave ‘ChunavManch’ right from the nervecentre of Lucknowfrom where all the big political headlines are being generated endlessly for months now.
India TV Chairman and Editor-in-Chief Rajat Sharma shall punctuate the day’s proceedings by subjecting political bigwigs to the tough questions in his unique interrogating style to bring out the real plot to light amongst the almost continuous news of endless flip-flops by the key contenders.
Political big-wheelers those are most likely to be present for the day include UP CM AkhileshYadav, BJP president Amit Shah, UP Congress chief Raj Babbar, who are expected to share the manch with leaders like Yogi Adityanath, Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Prof. RamgopalYadav, SakshiMaharaj, ShivpalYadav, AsaduddinOwaisi, Keshav Prasad Maurya, Dr. Sanjay Singh, PramodTiwari, Anupriya Patel, NareshAgarwal, SudhanshuTrivedi, Manoj Tiwari and RaghurajPratap Singh (Raja Bhaiyya), amongst others.
Announcing the second chapter of ChunavManch – UP, India TV MD & CEO, RituDhawan said, “We as the leader of the genre owe a magnifying view of all that interests our viewers. UP is hot (for our viewers) at the moment and thus the initiative is unavoidable. The booming success of the first edition has made the challenge a really difficult one and we will strive to match it.”
ChunavManch – UP will be held inLucknow on February 4th2017 and will be telecast live on India TV through the day.