Bengaluru: Media and Business tycoon Rajeev Chandrasekhar has resigned as a Board of Director from ARG Outlier Asainet News Private Limited in-order to ensure the neutrality of Republic TV and keep it an apolitical Media entity.
His resignation was effective from 31st March 2018 and the decision was taken after his recent alignment with BJP and being elected for Rajyasabha under the party’s ticket.
Apparently, Rajeev wanted to keep the News Media Ventures awayfrom his political ambitions and ensuring the apolitical and neutral approach in dissemination of News.
His exit from ARG Outlier Asainet News will relive ArnabGoswami’s Republic TV from any kind of political connections whatsoever. In addition to Republic TV the market leader in Malayalam News Space, Asianet News in Kerala and Suvarna News in Karnataka Market will also become apolitical outfits.
Rajeev has been in Public life since 2006 as an independent MP with out being associated with any political party.
In his statement Rajeev Chandrasekhar stated, “I believe it is in the best interest of Republic TV’s Brand and team that I no longer serve on the board”.
“In my career as an Investor and Entrepreneur I have had the privilege of investing and building several successful brands and boards. This MediaTech investment in in Republic ranks high amongst my many investments and it has been a pleasure to witness first-hand the amazing journey and growth over the first year of this exciting MediaTechBarnd and company under the leadership of Arnab and his team.”
I wish Arnab and the Republic TV team continued success and growth”.added the statement.