Countdown to 2019 General Elections..News24 Rashtriya Sammelan on August 11

New Delhi, August 10, News24 Bureau: The Narendra Modi government has entered its fifth year of current tenure..Countdown to the 2019 General Elections has begun. As trendsetter with the tagline Think First, News24 again has taken the lead in sensing pulse of the nation by orgainsing Rashtriya Sammelan 2019 to discuss the moves of the political parties to checkmate the opponents in 2019. The assembly elections in few months will set the pace for final showdown.  The day long Rashtriya Sammelan - being organised on August 11 at Durbar Hall, Taj Palace Hotel - will see guests from across the political spectrum debating the current political scenario. The policies of the government and its promises will be under lens with the opposition members picking up holes, while the ruling party members and top ministers trying to defend the ruling establishment. With this initiative, News24 will help the nation to understand the pysche and plans of the political parties, and help them form an opinion before they vote in the next general elections. Viewers will get an opportunity to interact with the top leaders by tweeting their queries with #Rashtriya Sammelan.  " This is just the start of the News24's elections related programming. More such conclaves will be held in future. The idea is that the political parties will spell out their priorities during Rashtriya Sammelan which will help people understand social, economic, cultural and political issues better and help them shape their opinion," said News24 Editor-in-Chief Anurradha Prasad.  Mahagathbandhan, state of economy, jobs, dalit issues, Kashmir, issues of minorities, corruption, Indo-Pak relations, women safety, farm crisis, Ram Temple are some of the issues that will be discussed threadbare. With elections round the corner, the debates will see an onslaught from the opposition and an equally aggresive defence from the Cabinet ministers and NDA leaders.  It will be one of those rare occasions where the young turks of the opposition will take on the wily ministers. Cabinet Ministers Nitin Gadkari, Piyush Goyal and Nirmala Sitharaman will be some of key speakers who will be seen playing the bouncers from Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav, Leader of Opposition in Bihar Assembly Tejashwi Yadav, CPM General Secretary Sitaram Yechury, former J&K CM Farooq Abdullah and Congress Media Incharge Randeep Singh Surjewala, among others.   It will be a festival of democracy that you cannot afford to miss. So block your date.Programme: News24 Rashtriya Sammelan 2019Venue    : Durbar Hall, Taj Palace Hotel, New DelhiDate     : August 11, 2019