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PM launches Sansad TV, calls it voice of the House

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 16, Sep 2021
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  • Sansad TV, a news channel combining the Lok Sabha TV and the Rajya Sabha TV, was launched at a function presided over by Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Speaker Om Birla.
  • Calling the Sansad TV the new voice of Parliament, the Prime Minister said this added another important chapter to the parliamentary system.
  • Sansad TV’s launch coincided with the International Day of Democracy
  • When Parliament is in session, both channels will continue to operate as before bringing in the live telecast. But when it is in recess, only Sansad TV will be telecast.
  • The LSTV, which was the brainchild of former Speaker Somnath Chatterjee, has been functioning for 15 years and the RSTV for 10 years