Srinagar, July 22: The Debate — Saath Se Aaath Mudasir Yaqoob Ke Saath — on ANN News channel — face-off between politicians and their opponents is expected to be not only one of the most-watched debates in history of Kashmir, but a major television event in its own right.
The event will, of course, be a major presence on traditional Tv — but if you’re a cord-cutter, you’ll still have plenty of ways to tune in this time around.
The debate kicks off at 7PM on every Sunday with an anchor of programme speaking live to panelists from Srinagar ANN News Studio, and will run for a 60 minutes along with commercial breaks. ANN News management started the event on pubic demand.
Earlier, the programme format was one-to-one interview with anchor grilling the guest with most uncomfortable questions. While telling viewers in opening of programme as what the guest has done good to society, the anchor used to begin with toughest questions, saying: “Tareefain Baad Main, Shuruwaat Karte Hai Ilzamaat Ke Saath (Will admire later, let us begin with allegations against the guest.)
Here’s a rundown of where to watch.
ANN News is available on channel number 182 on cable Tv in Srinagar. Channel number may vary in other districts.
Android mobile, FACEBOOK, TWITTER, AND YOUTUBE:
The channel can be watched live on its official mobile app ANN News, which can be downloaded from the Play Store.
The live debate is also available on official Facebook page ANN News and other social networking sites as the channel also runs live transmission on these social networking sites.
“If there is a definitive debate on issues that matter to the people of Kashmir and to the people of J&K, then it is The Debate with Mudasir Yaqoob. We have started it on public demand,” said ANN News Editor In Chief, Javaid Bhat.
He added that living up to our core belief of ‘People first, no compromise’ this is the destination on the ANN News to give space to free and fair debates on social and political matters.
Lauding the effort of his team, Chairman ANN News Tariq Bhat said: “Here you can join Mudasir Yaqoob in fighting for the people and getting the answers the people of J&K wants to know, every Sunday at 7pm. Our official Facebook page which allows users to directly interact with us, is meant to engage people in healthy discussions, hear them and get them their answers from the authorities.”
“Ranging between and beyond social, political, economic and current issues, The Debate is public platform to ensure a common person stand with truth and make certain that his voice is heard. Our office has received thousands of calls from our esteemed viewers who are excited on every Sunday to hear what anchor asks and how panelists respond. We thank them for making us number one news channel in J&K in a short span of time,” Tariq Bhat added.