MUMBAI: Direct to home (DTH) operator DishTV is offering four Gujarati news channels on a freeview basis for the Gujarat assembly elections.

The DTH operator is offering Zee Kalak, ABP Ashmita, ETV News Gujarati and TV9 Gujarati as part of the offer. The preview of the channel will be available from 1 – 15 December 2017.

Earlier, the DTH operator had offered a free preview of Himachal focussed news channels from 6 to 15 November.

The counting of votes for the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assembly elections will take place on 18 December.

DishTV senior vice president – marketing Sukhpreet Singh said, “India has been witnessing a lot of excitement and action around elections since last few years. With the renewed interest levels, people today are tracking political developments more closely than ever. Being a leading DTH service provider in the country, we feel it is our responsibility to bring to our subscribers an uninterrupted overview of the upcoming Legislative Assembly Elections in Gujarat. The free preview of news channels will empower our subscribers to be part of the electoral process right from the run-up to the results.”