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CNN-News18 Presents ‘Battle for the States’ for the 5 State Assembly Elections

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MUMBAI: Termed as the decisive contest ahead of the Lok Sabha Elections in 2019, the upcoming Assembly Elections in the key states of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Mizoram are set to witness a fierce political battle between the major political parties. As these states prepare for a crucial election, CNN-News18 has lined up exclusive programming to capture all the latest on-ground developments.

CNN-News18’s programming line-up ‘Battle For the States’ has travelogues, audience based shows, newsmaker interviews, Poll of Polls, Polling Day and Counting Day coverage to bring the most insightful and comprehensive coverage. ‘Reporters Project’ traverses the length and breadth of poll bound states, focusing on the common man’s issues. ‘Citizens’ Manifesto’, a special audience based show from the 5 capital cities, give a unique platform to voters to interact with their local leaders and voice their concerns and expectations. Keep ahead of the results on Counting Day, and get expert analysis of the implications.  From general news to expert views and critical issues to debates, the channel will delve into all aspects of the state elections, with a 360 degree view of the electoral battle.

Veteran journalists make up the editorial team - Executive Editor Bhupendra Chaubey, Editor - Output Zakka Jacob, Deputy Executive Editor Anand Narasimhan and Political Editor Marya Shakil. The formidable editorial team will be joined by renowned political experts and commentators, Swapan Dasgupta, Vir Sanghvi and Ajoy Bose.

The ground reporters of India’s largest news network will bring the fastest and most accurate information for its viewers.  

From campaigning to polling, counting to government formation - catch all the action around these crucial Assembly Elections on CNN-News18.

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