Agenda Aaj Tak to debate subjects of national relevance
By A Correspondent
Aaj Tak, the 12-year-old Hindi news channel from the TV Today Network, has announced its very first edition of Agenda Aaj Tak. Scheduled on December 6 and 7 in New Delhi, Agenda Aaj Tak aims at providing the greatest platform to debate the issues that matter to the nation in its own language – Hindi. It seeks to provide an avenue for leaders from all walks of life to address a large number of critical national issues. The underlying theme of Agenda Aaj Tak ‘India Maange More’ is set to compel the decision makers to ponder over some of the key issues pertaining to our nation and draw a clear road map for emerging India.
The summit will bring more than 40 personalities from India and abroad on a single platform together. During each of the sessions, these thought leaders and newsmakers will share their insight and perspective and will try to lay the foundation for India’s Future.
Leading political leaders, social activists, cricketers, celebrities, authors and bureaucrats such as: Sushil Kumar Shinde, Kapil Sibbal, Kamal Nath, Manish Tewari, Sachin Pilot, Rajiv Shukla, Digvijay Singh, Nitin Gadkari, Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj, Shiela Dixit, Shivraj Singh Chauhan, Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Nitish Kumar, Anna Hazare, Arvind Kejriwal, Kiran Bedi, Baba Ramdev, Aamir Khan, Kajol, Madhuri Dixit, Randeep Hooda, Sakshi Tanwar, Sameer Soni, Kapil Dev, Saurav Ganguly, Wasim Akram, Mohammad Azharuddin, Waqar Younis, Imraan Khan (Chairman Tehrik-e-insaaf and former cricketer), Subrata Roy Sahara, Chetan Bhagat, Anuja Chauhan, Javed Akhtar, Ali Zafar and Kailash Kher will be participating in “Agenda Aaj Tak”.
Commenting on the new initiative of Aaj Tak, Ashish Bagga, CEO, India Today Group said, “It is a matter of great pride for all of us to announce the first edition of Agenda Aaj Tak. It’s a big platform where leading personalities from the country and abroad will debate on national issues. Aaj Tak has been a pioneer and with Agenda Aaj Tak, it will be a step forward in engaging with topics that concern Indian masses the most.”
The conclave will consist of discussions and Q&A sessions by prominent political leaders, cricketers, Bollywood celebrities, authors & bureaucrats on issues as diverse as politics, youth, social media, democracy, development, Bhasha, cross-border terrorism, regionalism, economic reforms, social issues, India-Pakistan relation and popular culture.
To lend a voice to issues of the people, a team from Aaj Tak initiated interactions with people at the grassroots level to gather their views on various issues and to bring out the most prominent issues that concern the public. The people’s opinions on subjects of national relevance ranged from issues pertaining to India’s politics, corruption, Bollywood, social media, cricket, democracy, development, cross-border terrorism, regionalism, economic reforms, social issues, India-Pakistan relations among others.