New Delhi : Rajya Sabha TV termed baseless a social media campaign that it blacked out International Yoga Day celebrations.
CEO of the Rajya Sabha Television Gurdeep Singh Sappal said it carried live coverage of all major Yoga Day functions. It carried live two functions attended by Prime minister Narendra Modi, from Rajpath and Vigyan Bhavan. The channel also aired the UN function attended by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. All these programs and special shows on yoga are available on you tube also .
“The campaign against RSTV is motivated”,said channel CEO Gurdeep Singh Sappal.
“Apart from live coverage of important functions, RSTV ‘s Yoga Day fare also had three documentaries on Yoga and a Special Report on Ayush”, said shri Sappal.
The channel website, www.rajyasabhatv.com, carries links to all programmes aired on the occasion of International Yoga Day.
The channel management said it is going to air several programmes tomorrow on Yoga. It will have a RSTV Vishesh on Yoga Day celebrations and some other programs.