New Delhi: As political parties gear up for an intense electoral contest in the state of Bihar, ABP News, hosted another momentous edition of the day long virtual summit, “e-Shikhar Sammelan” on 25th October 2020, to shed light on the key issues of the state.
The flagship show brought to the fore, the promises and perspectives of the political parties in the upcoming assembly elections, insightful deliberations on local issues such as electricity, water & education, and stimulating discussions on other national imperatives such as COVID-19.
The renowned knowledge-sharing platform saw a diverse line-up of political luminaries such as Nitish Kumar(JD-U),Tejashwi Yadav (RJD), Chirag Paswan(LJP),Sushil Modi(BJP), Ashok Chaudhary (JDU), Ravi Shankar Prasad(BJP), Randeep Surjewala(INC), Bhupendra Yadav (BJP), Shatrughan Sinha(INC),Gaurav Bhatia(BJP),Gaurav Vallabh(INC),Shivanand Tiwari (RJD), K.C. Tyagi (JDU), Sudhanshu Trivedi (BJP), AK Vajpayi (LJP), and Abhay Dubey (INC).
The e-summit helped political leaders adapt to the changing dynamics of the rallies and establish a new way to reach out to the voters. Adhering to social distancing norms, the virtual summit had the speakers meeting over video, beaming into the session from their offices, homes, etc. Ensuring perfect coordination amongst the dignitaries, the summit was moderated by versatile anchors of ABP News such as Sumit Awasthi, Romana Isar Khan, Rubika Liyaquat, and Shobna Yadav.
Elaborating on the e-summit, Mr. Avinash Pandey, CEO, ABP Network said, “As the traditional door-to-door campaigning takes a back seat in the prevailing scenario, the significance of traditional mediums like broadcast is paramount in reaching out to the masses. Every election season, our flagship summit, ‘Shikhar Sammelan’, brings important discourses of the state and the nation to public scrutiny – offering a platform to leaders to put forth their voice and establish a connect with the voters. This time too, these stimulating discussions will be crucial in setting the tone for the upcoming elections.”