“Mega TV” : 24 hour news and entertainment channel

Congress party has joined the channel war in Tamil Nadu to rival the DMK, AIADMK, PMK and some other parties with the official launch of its 24-hour news and general entertainment channel called ?Mega TV? on November 19, the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

Mega TV, is mainly sponsored by former Union Minister and senior state congress leader K V Thangabalu, is expected to compete with the Kalaignar TV, headed by DMK; Jaya TV of AIADMK ; and the Kalanithi Maran-promoted Sun TV. The PMK has its own channel with its founder-leader S Ramadoss promoting “Makkal TV” and political party Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) has the support of “Tamizhan TV”.