India’s 67th Independence Day celebration on 15 August, Discovery Channel presents viewers with an exclusive journey inside the majestic Rashtrapati Bhavan. The program captures the story of Rashtrapati Bhavan from its conception to its completion and the changes undergone as the home of the President of India. Rashtrapati Bhavan, amongst the largest presidential estates of the world, Rahul Johri, senior vice president and general manager said, ‘Discovery Channel is privileged to present the breathtaking splendour of the Rashtrapati Bhavan - the office and residence of the President of the largest democracy in the world.
On the occasion of this Independence Day, we are delighted to take viewers inside the corridors of the presidential palace rarely seen on the Indian television.’
Every element in Rashtrapati Bhavan has evolved over the past eight decades the building has witnessed the transition from an Imperial occupation to being the head of the largest democracy in the world.The palatial residence is an extended expression of architect Edward Lutyen’s passion and finesse. From the most spectacular Ashoka Hall, to the Dwaraka Suite – this exclusive insight into the President’s House answers a spectrum of questions on what lies behind the high gates. The show premiers at 9 pm on 15 August.