ABP Asmita

ABP Asmita is an Indian 24-hour regional news channel broadcasting in Gujarati language. It operates from Ahmedabad, Gujarat. It is owned by ABP Group. The channel was launched on 1 January 2016.[1][2][3]

ABP Asmita
ABP Asmita Logo.png
CountryIndia
NetworkABP Group
SloganGujarat Ni Asmita (Pride Of Gujarat)
Khabar Amari, Pragati Tamari (from launch till June 2017)
HeadquartersAhmedabad, Gujarat
Programming
Language(s)Gujarati
Picture format16:9/4:3 (576i SDTV)
16:9 (1080i HDTV)
Ownership
OwnerABP Group
Sister channelsABP News
ABP Ananda
ABP Majha
ABP Sanjha
ABP Live
History
Launched1 January 2016 (2016-01-01)
Links
Websitegujarati.abplive.com
Availability
Cable
Asianet Digital TV
(India)
Channel 639
Hathway
(Mumbai, India)
Channel 129 (SD)
Channel 353 (HD)
Kerala Vision Digital TV
(India)
Channel 373(SD)
Channel 756(HD)
Satellite
Videocon d2h
(India)
Channel 250 (SD)
Channel 49 (HD)
Tata Sky
(India)
Channel 341 (SD)
Channel 49 (HD)
Reliance Digital TV (India)Channel 359 (SD)
Sun Direct
(India)
Channel 401 (SD)
Channel 969 (HD)
Dish TV
(India)
Channel 408 (SD)
Channel 29 (HD)
Airtel digital TV
(India)
Channel 204 (SD)
Channel 205 (HD)
Dialog TV
(Sri Lanka)
Channel 25
Streaming media
ABP Asmita LiveWatch Live

Face of the channelEdit

LeadersEdit

  • Brijesh Kumar Singh (previous 2016–2017)
  • Ronak Patel (2017–present)

Associated journalistsEdit

  • Ronak Patel
  • Dhwani Dholakia
  • Vishal Kalani
  • Chintan Bhogayata
  • Geeta Vaghadiya
  • Amita Javeri
  • Vivek Gohil
  • Heem Khatri

Social mediaEdit

  • Facebook (2.4 million followers)
  • Twitter (169k followers)
  • YouTube (1.31 million subscribers)

USPEdit

ABP Asmita has covered the Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017 and General Elections 2019. At the regional/state level, ABP Asmita has been covering the elections of municipal corporations, co-operative sectors and other sub-elections.

In 2018, ABP Asmita aired the ‘JAL AE JEEVAN’ (Water is Life) initiative which highlighted water-related issues.[citation needed]

Based on Mahatma Gandhi's autobiography, Satya Na Prayogo (My Experiments with Truth), ABP Asmita curated a special interview-based program ‘Satya Na Prayogo’. An instant success, viewers highly appreciated the show. Based on the program, ABP Asmita began hosting conclaves where dignitaries such as CM Vijay Rupani, Governor Acharya Devvrat-ji, Sanjay Dutt (Actor), Manhar Udas (Singer), RS Sodhi (MD, Amul), Chandubhai Virani (Founder & MD, Balaji Wafers) participated and narrated their life experiences and how the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi helped them in leading a better life.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ABP News Network launches Gujarati news channel, ABP Asmita". bestmediainfo.com.
  2. ^ "ABP formally launches ABP Asmita". exchange4media.com.
  3. ^ "ABP Asmita becomes No.1 Gujarati News Channel". indiantelevision.com.

External linksEdit