Mumbai: After tasting historic success in English News & Current affairs space with a continuing domination of rating charts ever since the launch of Republic TV, Arnab Goswami has announced the launch of his Hindi News Channel ‘Republic Bharat’.
Arnab has announced the launch of Republic Bharat on-air on Republic TV without revealing the launch date stating, “The Republic Media Network is happy and proud to announce that we will soon be launching… Our Next TV Channel, Republic Bharat…, Its Coming Soon” unveiling the Logo of Republic Bharat in the Video Wall behind him.
Entry of Republic Bharat is aptly timed at the backdrop of Country preparing for General Elections in 2019, which will be the biggest show down for any News & Current Affairs Media Network.
Republic TV’s Hindi channel Republic Bharat may be launched by January next year. The first promo of the channel is ready and has been exclusively shared
While, the launch process of the Hindi News Channel is nearing its final stages with Arnab Goswami camping in Noida for the final round of recruitments, it is creating jitters among Hindi News Broadcasters as the entry of Republic Bharat is likely to make the competition even more tougher. The New entrant will be competing with the Market leader AajTak, News18 India, ABP News, Zee News and India TV.
Sources reveal that Senior journalist Shamsher Singh, who was last associated with India News as Editor – National Affairs will be heading the affairs of Republic Bharat.