New Delhi: As the nation gears up to celebrate 73 years of its Independence on August 15, News18 India will mark the occasion with special programming initiatives. From citizens across the country to the brave soldiers on the border, the channel will put its focus on those who embody the true spirit of freedom and integrity.
Commemorating the Independence Day in a unique style, News18 India will salute the bravery and sacrifices of the valiant soldiers who safeguard our borders. With Ye Jo Desh Hai Mera, the channel will bring CRPF jawans and renowned hasya kavis who will celebrate the day. While the hasya kavis will deliver heartfelt poems and verses capturing the patriotic fervour, the viewers will also witness the expressive and creative side of the CRPF jawans as they join the celebrations. The channel will do one more special show Ae Watan Tere Liye! with BSF jawans. The special show Border Par Bharti will feature popular comedian Bharti Singh and husband Haarsh Limbachiyaa along with actress Avika Gaur and singer Aditya Narayan, spending time and engaging in exciting yet tough challenges with BSF soldiers at Wagah Border. The celebrities and the entire team of Khatra Khatra Khatra, a popular show of Colors, will pay their tribute to the martyrs by accompanying the soldiers and participating in the flag hoisting ceremony at Wagah Border.
Along with these special programming, News18 India will also broadcast live coverage of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address from the Red Fort. From Srinagar and New Delhi to Ahmedabad and Mumbai, the channel’s team of reporters will go on-ground and speak to the people about PM Modi’s speech, various issues including abrogation of Article 370, Teen Talaq, Ayodhya temple dispute amongst others.