In journalism, few elements can give as much as information as interviews do. With a smart host and an approachable guest in the picture, interviews can be a gold mine of information for viewers, irrespective of any field. Considering that the election season is on, one must definitely keep an eye for interviews as they can reveal some crucial insights into our leaders as well as political and social agenda across parties in India. However, hunting for interviews online can be a task. But then, things get a whole lot easier for those who have been following ZEE News or their online channel on ZEE5.
The channel has been the source of a plethora of great interviews, including that of Hon. Prime Minister Narendra Modi. They even have a show dedicated to election-centric interviews titled Chunavi Thali. In this show, prominent political figures from various parties across India were interviewed during a meal, providing a perspective into the complexities of the political situation in their region.
Hence, we shall be looking at some of the interesting interviews that aired on ZEE News that provide an intriguing glimpse for our informed voter populace.
Sudhir Choudhary’s Interview with PM Narendra Modi
Editor in Chief of ZEE News Sudhir Choudhary heads to the official residence of PM Narendra Modi for an exclusive interview with him. Unlike the past interviews that the PM has given, where he covered a wide range of topics, this one is different. This interview is one that focuses purely on the political climate in India and sees the PM take on theories, criticism as well as share ideas of his for India.
Chunavi Thali – Narendra Singh Tomar
A leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from the party’s candidate from Morena, Madhya Pradesh, Narendra Singh Tomar is the current minister of Housing and Urban Affairs. The interview sees the leader speak about his political transition from Gwalior to Morena, the effect of the political scenario in M.P on the overall 2019 Lok Sabha Election among other things.
Chunavi Thali – Rao Inderjit Singh
Representing BJP in Gurgaon, Haryana, Rao Inderjit Singh is a veteran with a political career beginning in 1977. Being a representative of the Hi-Tech City, the interview sees Mr Singh address questions about the challenges that Gurgaon faces. He also shares the measures that he had been taking for the region, such as protection of agricultural land from urban development among others. At the same time, he took on some tough questions on past controversies and provided a clearer perspective into the same.
Chunavi Thali – K. Kavita
For this episode of Chunavi Thali, the ZEE News team heads to the Nizamabad constituency in Telangana. This time, the team is interviewing K. Kavita, Leader, Telangana Rashtra Samithi. She is also the daughter of K. Chandrasekhar Rao, Chief Minister of Telangana. During the interview, K. Kavita answers queries about the pressure to win again as well as the crucial situation with turmeric farmers in the region. Addressing the queries, she clearly states that there is no pressure for those who work. As for the turmeric situations, she stands with the farmers in their fight for justice opposite the national parties. More importantly, she explains the situation in Telangana as BJP tries to gain entry into the region.
We have just touched the tip of the iceberg when it comes to political interviews on ZEE News this election season. So, in case you have missed these aforementioned interviews on ZEE News, you can also view them on ZEE News’s online channel on ZEE5.