After the intense political battles of 2019 with the general election followed by assembly elections in multiple states, the country’s capital is now gearing up for a crucial vote in 2020. As the Delhi electorate prepares to elect its next government, CNN-News18 has lined-up comprehensive programming to give viewers up-to-minute updates and unmatched access from ground zero during the New Delhi assembly election.
Speaking about the coverage, Basant Dhawan, CEO, English & Business News Cluster, Network18 said, “CNN-News18 has been a leader in setting standards in credible journalism and comprehensive coverage on issues that matter to the nation. We always strive to give our viewers information that they can absolutely rely on. CNN-News18 has always been upfront in covering elections. With our special programming, we intend to bring to our viewers the most precise and comprehensive coverage of the elections.”
Titled ‘Battle for Delhi’, CNN-News18 will cover grueling campaigns of political parties and high-decibel debates. In line with the channel’s commitment to bring the most incisive reportage of the elections, the programming will capture ground-level realities and highlight issues that affect the common man. With diverse formats and data-driven approach, the channel will present extensive reportage throughout the elections till the polling day.
The programming comprises election focused daily shows such as ‘Viewpoint Delhi’ and ‘Reporter’s Project’, which will bring forth people’s voices into the discourse. Augmenting the ground-level programming, ‘The Right Stand’ and ‘New Epicentre’ will host intense debates on election issues with the biggest newsmakers from the major political parties.
With 70 on-ground reporters reporting in 70 Assembly Constituencies of Delhi, the channel will comprehensively cover Delhi elections along with polling and counting day and keep the viewers abreast of all the major developments right up to government formation.
Follow the most extensive election programming on CNN-News18 starting this January. Stay updated with #BattleforDelhi.