Bengaluru: TV5 network added another feather to its cap by entering into Karnataka by the launching TV5 Kannada on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti. October 2 also coincided with the ten years of TV5 news network.
The Network has marked its entry into Kannada News and Infotainment space with a glittering and vibrant launch function in Bengaluru – the new channel was launched by top political leaders of the state. Former Prime Minister Deve Gowda, former Chief Minister Yedduparra, Union Minister Anantha Kumar, state power minister D K Shiva Kumar, housing minister M Krishnappa, BJP state president R Ashok, Bengaluru Mayor Sampath Raj were present on the occasion.
TV5 Kannada started off with big news on farmer’s plight due for which central minister prompting responded and assured of immediate action.
“There could not have been a holier occasion than Mahatma Gandhi birth anniversary to step in to Karnataka”, B.R.Naidu, Chairman, TV5 Network was quoted, “We have now unravelled another golden chapter in our splendid saga as we officially step in to Karnataka and launch TV5 Kannada News channel. It will be our endeavour to replicate the best practices, uncompromising standards and journalistic ethics besides an uncharted promise to be on the side of the society. While doing so, we enchant to give our best to Kannada homes with knowledge, information and thought-provoking content”.
The other channels under TV5 are TV5 Telugu News, Hindu Dharmam, TV5 Money, TV5 USA , apart from TV5 Kannada.