ABP News’ launches Shikhar Sammelan, the first major political conclave
ABP News’ Shikhar Sammelan is the first major political conclave taking place in the state of Punjab ahead of the upcoming assembly elections in Punjab. This summit provides a platform where leaders from all major political parties feature in engaging discussions on the issues facing the state.
The summit, that took place in Chandigarh, focuses on the state's changing political landscape, recent farmer protests, developmental issues, and the assembly elections strategy of political parties in light of the COVID 19 pandemic.
The platform features a diverse group of state leaders, including: Chief Minister of Punjab Charanjit Singh Channi, Education Minister and Sports and Youth Minister of Punjab Pargat Singh, Shiromani Akali Dal leader Bikram Singh Majithia, Aam Aadmi Party Member of Parliament Bhagwant Mann, Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia, Shiromani Akali Dal Member of Parliament Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Congress-in-charge Punjab Harish Rawat, Actress and Singer Himanshi Khurana, Congress MLA Raj Kumar Verka, BSP State President of Punjab Jasvir Singh Garhi, Aam Aadmi Party Leader Jarnail Singh and Former BJP MP & Additional Solicitor General of India Satya Pal Jain.
Moderated by ABP's dynamic anchors Shobhna Yadav, Dibang, Romana Isar Khan, Akhilesh Anand and Sumit Awasthi, the aim of the flagship conclave is to enable the viewers to better understand the vision shared by political parties and leaders to rebuild Punjab's governance.
Commenting on the significance of the summit, CEO of ABP Network, Mr. Avinash Pandey said “ABP News has once again taken the lead in providing its viewers with a state of the art platform where leaders and eminent personalities from poll bound state of Punjab express their views on pressing issues. The backdrop of this ‘Shikhar Sammelan’ is in the midst of a charged up political atmosphere in the state where existing equations have been dynamic and the months leading up to the elections promises to throw many unique twists and turns. The stimulating debates held during the Sammelan will be crucial in allowing people to make well-informed decisions ahead of the assembly elections. Similarly, it has provided the leaders with the necessary platform to communicate with their voters and strengthen their bonds with them.”
Shikhar Sammelan is a platform that allows the government and the opposition to discuss the pertinent issues of a state. Through this summit, ABP News aims to help the audience better understand the way forward laid down by the parties ahead of the elections.