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Tamil Nadu governing party AIADMK launched its own news channel 'News J'



Tamil Nadu governing party 'AIADMK' launched its own news channel 'News J': Details, Highlights

Tamil Nadu governing party 'AIADMK' on 12th September 201,8 made a soft launch of its own news channel named as  'News J' named after its late supremo J Jayalalithaa.

Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi K. Palaniswami proclaimed that 'News J' TV would be a bridge to take the government welfare schemes being implemented by Amma’s government to the people. He also claimed although there are several TV channels, they were not taking government schemes to the people.

The 'News J' launch comes in the backdrop of Jaya TV, once considered the party's mouthpiece, being in the control of sidelined leader TTV Dhinakaran's relatives.

The AIADMK party had in February 2018 launched "Namathu Puratchi Thalaivi Amma", its party organ as. "Dr. Namadhu MGR" which was founded by Jayalalithaa and previously its official Tamil daily, is now aligned towards Dhinakaran and V K Sasikala, who is in jail.

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK party joint co-ordinator Edappadi K. Palaniswami, deputy chief minister and co-ordinator O Panneerselvam formally unveiled the logo, mobile application and website of the channel 'News J' at a function in Chennai.

Tamil Nadu (India)

Statehood: 26th January 1950

Capital: Chennai

Largest City: Chennai

Districts: 32

Official Languages: Tamil & English

Governor: Banwarilal Purohit

Chief Minister: Edappadi K. Palaniswami (AIADMK)


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