National, August 01, 2017
Terrorism has impacted nations across continents and India has been one of the worst sufferers of this. 70 years post-independence, the country is still fighting a fierce battle against terrorism in the state of Jammu & Kashmir. Today, terrorism poses a serious threat to Indian sovereignty, integrity and national security. The moot question in everyone's mind is - when and how will we be able to counter this menace.
While the country gears up for the historic 70th Independence Day Celebrations, nation's leading news channel India TV announces yet another mega conclave, 'Vande Mataram' to on how to counter terrorism, its impact on the state and discuss the possible means to counter this threat in the valley with the dramatis personae involved in combating terrorism from across the political, social, strategic & defence spectrum.
Led by the Chairman & Editor-in-Chief Rajat Sharma, India TV's team of premier journalists shall give best to focus on the solution approach and creating an environment for a broad spectrum consensus on how the issue can be tackled with optimal effectiveness.
As all India TV conclaves, this initiative too shall star the biggest decision makers on the issue that is being discussed those shall also interact with an august gathering of delegates representing the whole range of intelligentsia on the subject.
Amongst those who are expected to be present are Defence Minister Arun Jaitley, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, J&K CM, Mehbooba Mufti, UP CM Yogi Adityanath, Army Chief Gen. B.C. Rawat, Gen. V.K. Singh, Farooq Abdulla, Babul Supriyo, Kumar Vishwas, Mallikarjun Kharge and Swami Ramdev etc.
Announcing the conclave, Ritu Dhawan, India TV Managing Director noted, "The entire country is united in seeking a solution on how do we counter Terrorism that has been a global malaise. While the country's leadership has been dealing the issue with a visible intent, is there more that can be done? As a leader in the news space, we intend to create a constructive platform for a larger consent on how to counter the issue." "We believe that if we are able to bring in even a whisker of a positive difference, we have done justice to our responsibility as an influential media company." She added.
This full day mega conclave will be held in New Delhi on 13th August 2017.
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