With the launch of The Tangkhul Express, the netizens got their first-ever standalone Tangkhul news channel on YouTube.
The chairman of the Ukhrul Autonomous District Council (ADC), Dr. Yaronsho Ngalung graced the occasion as chief guest in a low-key function held at Ukhrul in Manipur on Friday.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Yaronsho Ngalung lauded the commendable endeavour of the news channel in their attempt to do their bit for the society.
He also said the people have high expectations from the young team of The Tangkhul Express (TTE).
Talking about the launch, Ramngachan Ningshen, founder-director of The Tangkhul Express said, “Like any media organization, we strive to do our best in disseminating factual, objective information that matters to the audience.”
“Our objective lies not in merely covering general news stories but focussing on our endeavour to give better media coverage towards community development,” Ningshen said.
“With this small but promising enterprise we hope to be a catalyst in bringing about positive changes in our society,” added Ningshen.
The Tangkhul Express has been updating daily news on their YouTube channel for over a month now, said a press statement.
The official launch programme was also attended by social activist YL Ravin as the guest of honour and advisor to The Tangkhul Express, Ashang Kasar.
Others in attendance were representatives from Ukhrul District Journalists’ Association, Tangkhul Naga Film Association, Tangkhul Music Forum, student bodies and community organizations along with a few friends and well-wishers.