A brand new Bengali entertainment channel is on the way
in December and to mark the launch, the station has a
pre-launch planned for this Bank Holiday weekend.
Called Channel S, it plans to produce documentaries,
news, travel, lifestyle and children’s programmes in
Sylheti, the most widespread Bengali dialect in the UK.
The pre-launch event is to include a multi-media show
previewing the channels programming content, plus
performances from Bollywood and Dallywood artists and
Guest speakers include A.H. Mofazzel Karim, High
Commissioner for Bangladesh to the United Kingdom;
Labour peer Baroness Pola Uddin; BBC producer Simon
Dring; and Sarwar Ahmed, publisher of Asiana magazine.