The comprehensive and insightful coverage provided by News State Madhya Pradesh-Chhattisgarh became the linchpin for its selection as the recipient of the National Media Award in the electronic media category. The channel's commitment to delivering informative, accurate, and balanced content earned it acclaim from the Election Commission, which lauded the "Vote Guru" campaign as the Best Coverage.
Scheduled for presentation on January 25, National Voters' Day, in New Delhi, the award ceremony will witness the team from News State Madhya Pradesh Chhattisgarh receiving the accolade from the esteemed President of India, Shrimati Draupadi Murmu.
"Vote Guru," a special program curated by News State, played a pivotal role in disseminating essential information to voters, presenting intriguing stories, and addressing concerns related to the electoral process. The Election Commission commended the program for its accuracy, balance, and its significant role in providing voters with crucial information, thereby encouraging greater participation in the democratic process.
News State's dedication to empowering its election coverage was evident through the utilization of its reporter network. The channel highlighted challenging areas with polling booths and shed light on issues faced by ordinary voters, contributing to a more comprehensive understanding of the election landscape.
In the backdrop of the 2023 assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, News State transformed the electoral process into a celebration of democracy. The channel deliberately shifted its focus towards a voter-centric approach, deviating from the conventional emphasis on political parties and leaders. Through this strategic coverage, News State not only earned the National Media Award but also played a crucial role in fostering an informed and engaged electorate. –
Mr. Sanjay Kulshreshtha – Managing Director, News Nation Network said,
" We are truly honored and humbled to receive the prestigious National Media Award for 2023 for News State Madhya Pradesh-Chhattisgarh. This recognition is a testament to the unwavering commitment of the News State’s team. As we celebrate this achievement, we renew our commitment to journalistic excellence, ensuring that all our network channels continue to be a beacon of credible journalism for our audience." Mr. ManoJ Gairola, Director & Editor-In-Chief News Nation Network added