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PM to launch DD Arun Prabha on Feb 15

Press Trust of India  |  Itanagar 

will launch DD Arun Prabha, a new 24x7 satellite channel of for the north-eastern region during his day-long visit to the state on February 15, officials said.

The is also scheduled to inaugurate the state complex here, officials at the Chief Minister Office said.

DD will showcase programmes on the diverse culture of the north eastern states. This will be Doordarshans second channel for the north-eastern region.

The state-owned broadcaster already runs DD North-East, which telecasts entertainment and information- based programmes in Assamese, Bengali, English and other languages of the region.

Besides laying the foundation stone of the Film and Institute in the state capital, Modi would also address a public rally at Indira Gandhi Park here, sources said.

Modi had last visited the state in February, 2015 and attended the function here.

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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 18:10 IST