for ISKCON News on March 24, 2011
Zee News TV Chanel is India's oldest and most populat TV channel. This year for the 1st time Zee news team traveled from New Delhi to Mayapur to cover the Gaura Purnima festival.
The news editor and the producer of the channel arrived in Mayapur on 18th of March and stayed for 3 days with whole news crew. On 18th March, they covered the Mayapur Ratha Yatra inside ISKCON campus and on 19th March they shot at the temple during Mangal Arati, Guru Puja, and Darshan aarati. They also covered the evening Mahaabhishek of Lord Chaitanya Mahaprabhu followed by Maha arati. They did additional shooting at the Goshala, the Gurukula, at Prabhupada Samadhi & Bhajan Kutir, at Chaitanya Maharaprabhu birthplace and at the Ganges.
They interviewed Jayapataka Swami, Bhakti Purusottam Swami and other senior devotees of ISKCON.
They are going to broadcast this program in 68 countries.