Friday, November 12, 2010

AIR celebrates National Broadcasting Day today

Nov 12, 5:30 PM
National Public Service Broadcasting Day is being celebrated today. This day is celebrated on 12th of November every year in the counrty to commemorate Mahatma Gandhi's first and only visit to All India Radio studio.

It was on this day in 1947 Gandhiji spoke on Radio to the refugees from Pakistan stationed at refugee camps in Kurukshetra.

A function was organised in the premises of Broadcasting House today and Gandhiji's address was played to mark the occassion.

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