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India's PM unveils a TV station dedicated to him

By Vikram Roy in New Delhi

India’s ruling party has rolled out a TV station dedicated to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Opposition parties complained it provided unfair advantage ahead of a national election.

But in case he is re-elected for a second term, then it will also be sweet victory for marketing Gurus of the right-wing Hindu politician.

Vikram Roy wrote and produced this report from Delhi.

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