IMPHAL: The Information Service Television Network (ISTV-Network) celebrated its 19th foundation day at Manipur Press Club on Wednesday with Manipur Legislative Assembly Speaker Y. Khemchand and Langthapa A/C MLA Karam Shyam Singh attended as Chief Guest and Guest of Honour respectively.
During the function, a new digital program of the television network as a special package was officially launched by the dignitaries.
Speaking at the event, MLA Karam Syam Singh appreciated staff of ISTV Network for providing service towards impoverished families and individuals as a humanity service by disseminating daily information through video coverage despite all odds.
He asserted that the cable television network also plays an important role in analyzing and informing the errors of the politicians, CSOs besides providing information on current issues.
He said that one should never harass or stand against journalists who are facing many challenges and struggles in providing daily information.
Several prominent personalities and editors of media houses were felicitated by presenting traditional shawl during the function which was also attended by ex-President of ISTV Network Ngangbam Rameshwor and ISTV President Gurumayum Shyam Sharma as Special Guest and President respectively.