Chennai : Right from the soul touching theme Music in the back ground to 65 hours of minute by minute non-stop coverage, the No.1 News and Infotainment channel in Tamil Nadu, Puthiyathalaimurai TV has set a new standard of news coverage, which was acclaimed by all sections of society and general public for its contribution towards paying homage and giving a golden departure to the People’s President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam.
Ever since the news broke out on the sudden demise of Dr Kalam, Puthiyathalaimurai TV started a non-stop coverage for three days that went on till the end of paying last rights and funeral to Dr Kalam at Rameswaram town.
Right from Minute to Minute live commentary for the funeral from Rameswaram Special Studio and also from the Chennai Studio and live coverage from various corners of the country, the channel has won the hearts of the people of Tamil Nadu by giving them a sense of participation in mourning the loss of their beloved son.
Puthiyathalaimurai TV has dedicated 31 member crew lead by the Chief Editor Mr. Ram and the Executive Editor Mr. Shanmuga sundaram for the special live coverage from Rameswaram. They also erected a special Studio set in Rameswaram for the live commentary. In addition to this the Channel also installed public Video walls all over Rameshwaram town for the convenience of the people participating in funeral.
Speaking on the tireless effort by his team, the CEO of New Gen Media – RBU Shyam Kumar said, “Our crew braved all odds with dedication, due to the closure of shops and hotels, Our crew had a tough time in getting the food and even drinking water, but as a PT culture, works come first for our team, then only other things”.
“We had a tough time in getting the permission for live coverage , but by running from pillar to post it was well executed by our production team headed by Mr. Mohan, we had dedicated multi cam setup and Jimmy Jibs to cover the whole event. we also had a large contingent of guests participated in Kalam’s Homage discussion in our Chennai studio, starting from his school friends to celebrities from all walks of life” added Shyam.
Puthiyathalaimurai TV also organised Special debates in their Flagship Programs Nerpada Pesu, Makkal Medai.
The Channel is receiving lakhs and lakhs of congratulatory messages from Dignitaries, Veterans, Institutions, Politicians and General Public in the form of Phone calls, Emails, Short Messages, Written Appreciatory messages, Letters, post cards and other means of digital communications.
The editorial team of tvnews4u.com also takes opportunity to congratulate the outstanding efforts displayed by Puthiyathalaimurai TV towards condoling the loss of the divine soul of Tamil Nadu.