#News24Manthan of politics, culture, religion in the ‘land of Gods’

New Delhi: Uttarakhand, the land of Gods, is graced by a beautiful convergence of mountains and rivers; wherein lies ‘Char Dham’: the country’s most sacred and revered Hindu temples of Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri. The state owes its majority of state income on tourism, however, this is beginning to change.


In the five sessions of ‘News24 Manthan’ on Saturday, the conclave aims to bring forth the political, cultural, and religious issues of the state. News24 editor-in-chief Anurradha Prasad will be raising questions that concern 10.8 million people of the state, from the esteemed guest panel that constitutes Chief Minister Harish Rawat, BJP senior leader Suresh Joshi, Congress MLA Subodh Uniyal, Environmentalist Vaidya Balendu Prakash, among other intellectuals.

Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat will be the guest of honour in the first session of #News24Manthan, which will be hosted by the News24 editor-in-chief Anurradha Prasad, herself.


How will the holy Ganges be preserved: by government policies or self-awareness? Is ‘Swachh Bharat’ possible without ‘Swachh Ganga’? Cabinet Minister Harak Singh Rawat, BJP leader Mohan Singh Rawat, Swami Chidananda Saraswati of Parmarth Ashram and Environmentalist Vaidya Balendu Prakash will answer these direct questions poised on the cultural identity of India.


In the third session, Cabinet Minister Surender Singh Negi, Dr Raghav Langer (I.A.S) District Magistrate Rudraprayag, BJP leader Trivendra Singh Rawat, Dr Ashwani Kamboj, Director Ayurvedic College Dehradun will discuss the lessons learnt from the Kedarnath disaster.


Congress MLA Subodh Uniyal, BJP leader Suresh Joshi, former state Chief Secretary Dr Indu Kumar Pandey, and Dr Jawahar Kaul, Vice Chancellor, Garhwal University, will express their views on the development of Uttarakhand in the fourth session of #News24Manthan.

In the concluding session, Chief Minister Harish Rawat will provide the solution to prevent the migration of people away from the state. ‘Har Hindustani Ka Channel’ News24 will conduct the live telecast of #News24Manthan on Saturday, February 20. You can also catch the live updates on the facebook and twitter handle of News24.