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Sirasa TV is a digital, terrestrial television network in Sri Lanka. It is the sister channel of 'MTV Sports' which was established in 1992. Sirasa TV was Started in 1998 to similar itself[clarification needed] to their Radio network Sirasa FM. Sirasa TV is owned by the Sri Lankan business conglomerate The Capital Maharaja Organization Ltd together with Gregson Holdings Ltd. Since then, another multi-national company - International Media Management - has also invested in MTV. It broadcasts its programs mainly in Sinhala.

Sirasa TV
Sirasa TV logo
Launched1998
NetworkMTV Channel
Owned byCapital Maharaja
SloganThe People's Channel
CountrySri Lanka
LanguageSinhalese
Broadcast areaSri Lanka
HeadquartersColombo
Sister channel(s)TV 1
Shakthi TV
Websitewww.sirasatv.lk
Availability
Terrestrial
UHF (Union Place)Channel 23
UHF (Namunukula)Channel 29
UHF (Hunnasgiriya)Channel 58
UHF (Gammaduwa)Channel 23
UHF (Hanthana)Channel 29
UHF (Gongala)Channel 29
UHF (Minuwangala)Channel 58
UHF (Nuwara Eliya)Channel 27
UHF (Matugama)Channel 51
TV Lanka Digital TVChannel 5
Satellite
Dialog TV8
Dish TV Sri Lanka2513
Cable
IPTV
PEO TV10
Streaming media
Watch live

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AttacksEdit

2009 New Year Attack and assassinationEdit

Fifteen masked gunmen stormed the studio and transmission complex, and destroyed the main control room of the group on 6 January 2009.[1][2] Investigations revealed that a Claymore mine was used for the attack.[3] Critics and observers linked the attack to the controversial reporting that was adopted in relation to the capture of Kilinochchi by Government Forces.[4] Opposition political parties and associated media organizations accused the government of being responsible for the attack.

 
Logo of "Sirasa Lakshapathi"

TeledramasEdit

Other Popular ProgramsEdit

Past Hit ProgramsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-13. Retrieved 2010-05-29.
  2. ^ http://news.nidahasa.com/news.php?go=fullnews&newsid=657
  3. ^ http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7813043.stm
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-03-09. Retrieved 2010-05-29.

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