KalingaTV News Network
Bhubaneswar: In a first of its kind in Odisha, Kalinga TV on Friday launched a news bulletin in the name and style of “Santali Khabar”, exclusively in Santali language. Malati read the first ever tribal news bulletin of the State at 4.30 PM.
KIIT, KISS and Kalinga TV founder Dr. Achyuta Samanta inaugurated the news bulletin, which will be broadcasted weekly on Friday.
Samanta expressed his happiness over the historic initiative of Kalinga TV and congratulated all the tribal people of the State, particularly people from Santali community on this occasion.
At present, over 1.5 crore people are speaking Santali language in India spread across five states including Odisha, Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal.