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Discovery Channel completes 20 years in India
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MUMBAI:
Discovery
Channel,
which
celebrates
20
years
of
airing
in
India
this
Independence
Day,
will
telecast
a three-
part
series
that
will
bring
alive
pages
from
history
books,
placing
viewers
at
the
epicenter
of
the
story
of
contemporary
India.
Rejoicing historic moments, Discovery
Channel's India Emerges: A Visual
History will unfold archival footage to
narrate the story of the birth of
independent India. The channel will
air the programme from 14 to 16
August every evening at 8 pm.
Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific EVP
and GM South Asia Rahul Johri said,
“It’s a proud moment for us as we
complete 20 glorious years in
India. What further amplifies the
excitement is we celebrate this day on
the 69th year of our independence.
Marking this momentous occasion, we
are happy to bring forth a programme
that will narrate the stories of India
and its emergence. The special line-up
will revive the many memories of
independence and unveil some of the
intriguing facts of India’s freedom.”
The special line-up will take viewers
back into history of India’s freedom
struggle, which spans the period of
the British Raj in India, winding its
way through tumultuous decades of
the Indian freedom movement. The
programme will talk about the battles
of 1948, 1965 and 1971, the regime of
Indira Gandhi, the period of
Emergency, Operation Blue Star among
others.
The footage will take viewers to the
stroke of midnight and also along new
borders where a devastating partition
will be unfolded. Having made its way
through the ages, the series will
culminate on the emergence of a
strong, progressive and vibrant India
that came into being after many
challenges.
http://www.indiantelevision.com/televisi...dia-150803
ANIL G


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