“Exploring the Dynamic Southern Landscape with Eminent Leaders and Visionaries”
National, 10th October 2023— ABP Network, the leading media and content creation powerhouse, is excited to unveil ‘The Southern Rising’ Summit, a prestigious event dedicated to celebrating the exceptional economic progress, cultural richness, and social harmony exemplified by the southern states of India. The summit is scheduled to take place on October 12, 2023, at The Taj Coromandel, Chennai.
This extraordinary gathering unites five Southern states under a single banner, driven by a shared ambition: to spearhead India’s transformative journey. ‘The Southern Rising’ Summit shines a spotlight on the region’s unparalleled role in shaping today’s India and tomorrow’s global India.
‘The Southern Rising’ Summit will feature a day-long exploration of insightful discussions and distinguished speakers, including prominent figures such as:
- Hon’ble Governor Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan, Governor of Telangana and Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry
- Dr. P. Thiaga Rajan, Minister of Information Technology & Digital Services, Tamil Nadu
- Udhayanidhi Stalin, Minister for Youth Welfare and Sports Development, Govt of Tamil Nadu
- Rana Daggubati, Actor
- Kushboo Sundar, Actor, Producer, and Politician
- Kavitha Kalvakuntla, Member of Legislative Council and Worker of BRS Party
- K. Annamalai, State President of BJP Tamil Nadu
- Prof. Gopalkrishna Gandhi, Former Governor of West Bengal and Author
- Jothimani Sennimalai, Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha (Congress)
- Ricky Kej, Music Composer and Environmentalist, 3X Grammy Award Winner
- Revathy, Actor and Director
- Gurcharan Das, Author & Commentator
- Musicians Mahesh Raghvan and Nandini Shankar
- Suhasini Maniratnam, Actor, Director, and Producer
- John Brittas, Member of Parliament (CPIM)
- M V Rajeev Gowda, Vice-Chairperson of State Institute for Transformation of Karnataka and Ex-Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha
- Digital Content Creators Chaithania Prakash, Ardhra Sajan, and Deepika Venkatachalam amongst other luminaries.
This convergence of sharp intellects, creative minds, and thought leaders promises a day filled with insight, ideas, and inspiration. ‘The Southern Rising’ Summit aims to foster a deep understanding of the remarkable achievements, cultural diversity, and social cohesion that characterize the southern states of India.
It will provide a platform for meaningful conversations about challenges faced by southern India as well as potential solutions for sustainable development. In attendance will be an esteemed assembly, including
government officials, renowned industry leaders, influential policymakers, thought leaders of
distinction, and eminent personalities who have played pivotal roles in crafting the region’s remarkable growth journey.
ABP Network is excited to host ‘The Southern Rising’ Summit as part of its commitment to promoting regional pride and fostering a sense of unity among Indians from all corners of the country.
About ABP Network:
An innovative media and content creation company, ABP Network is a credible voice in the broadcast & digital sphere, with a multi-language portfolio of news channels reaching 535 million individuals in India. ABP Studios, which comes under the purview of ABP Creations – the content innovation arm of the network – creates, produces, and licenses original, path-breaking content outside of news. ABP Network is a group entity of ABP, which was incorporated almost 100 years ago and continues to reign as a leading media company.