The Bengali news genre is suddenly hotting up. Chobbees Ghanta, a dedicated Bengali news channel, is likely to go on air around Bengali New Year, which falls in mid-April. The channel will be launched and managed by Zee Akash, an independent company set up by Zee News Pvt Ltd, and Akash Bangla.
According to informed sources, Arindam Chakraborty, Executive Producer, Zee News Network, Kolkata, will be Editor of Chobbees Ghanta. Anjan Bandopadhyay, News Co-ordinator, Akash Bangla, will join Chobbees Ghanta as Deputy Editor.
With STAR Ananda already on air for almost a year now, Chobbees Ghanta as well as the impending launch of Kolkata Television, a Xenitis Group promoted venture and spearheaded by Suman Chattopadhya, a former STAR Ananda hand, there is a lot of action ahead in the Bengali news domain.