Nagorik Television

Background

Nagorik Television a private television channel in Bangladesh owned by Jadoo Media Limited (JML). It went into full and commercial transmission on 1 March 2018. The channel was FIFA’s official broadcast partner in Bangladesh for the 2018 World Cup.

Ownership and Key Individuals

Rubana Huq is the Managing Director of Nagorik Television. She has a Ph.D. from Jadavpur University in 2018. In 2019, she became the first elected female President of the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA). She is also the managing director of Mohammadi Group. Other businesses she is connected with, are: Mohammadi Group Limited, MG Properties Limited, The Mohammadi Limited, Mohammadi Fashion Sweaters Limited (MFSL), Mohammadi Knit Star Limited (MKSL), Arrow Apparels Limited, MG Niche Flair Limited, MG Shirtex Limited, MG Knit Flair Limited (MGKFL), TechnoVista Limited, Bording Vista, a joint venture of Bording Group in Denmark and TechnoVista ltd, Jadoo Media Limited DiGi Jadoo Broadband Limited

Desh Energy Limited which is a 100 MW diesel fired plant at Siddhirganj, Narayanganj. Desh Cambridge Kumargaon Power Company Limited is in Kumargaon, Sylhet. Desh Energy Chandpur Power Company Limited in Chandpur. Mati Naturals Ltd.

Mohammadi Group was founded by Mr. Annisul Huq, former Mayor of Dhaka North City Corporation and former President of Federation of Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industries. He died in London in 2017.  Key Persons of this group are Rubana Huq (Managing Director), and Mr. Navidul Huq (Director).

Wamiq Umaira is a Director of Mohammadi Group and daughter of Rubana Huq.

Navidul Huq is a Director at Mohammadi Group. After graduating from Bentley University, he moved back to Bangladesh and currently he is heading two of their business areas— TechnoVista and garments manufacturing business. He is the Co-Founder of BongoBD.

Tanisha Fariaman Huq is a Director at Mohammadi Group Ltd. Tanisha has also started Mati Naturals Ltd., an organic agro company that grows organic food for the domestic market.

Dip Azad is the chief news editor of the channel.

Source

Mohammadi Group, https://www.mohammadigroup.com/#

Mohammadi Group, “Jadoo Media Limited”, https://www.mohammadigroup.com/companies/high-tech-entertainment/jadoo-media-limited/

https://www.thedailystar.net/frontpage/condition-annisul-huq-deteriorates-1498816

Dhaka Tribune, “Nagorik TV to telecast World Cup live”, June 14, 2018, https://www.dhakatribune.com/sport/football/2018/06/14/nagorik-tv-to-telecast-world-cup-live