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Public Service Broadcasting Day – 2017 (Jan Prasaran Divas) Programme :    Public Service Broadcasting Day – 2017 (Jan Prasaran Divas)
Start Date: 12 Nov 2018
End Date: 12 Nov 2018
Start Time: 10:30
Public Service Broadcasting Day – 2017 (Jan Prasaran Divas)
12 November – the day Gandhiji made his first and only live broadcast on All India Radio is commemorated as Public Service Broadcasting Day. On this day in 1947 Gandhiji addressed more than 2 lakh refugees at the Kurukshetra Camp from Broadcasting House, New Delhi. Gandhiji held no public office or position in Government and it was truly a public service broadcast 
Gandhi - King Memorial Plaza & CD Deshmukh Auditorium
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at Gandhi-King Memorial Plaza
Commemoration Choirs from Schools of Delhi NCR
Followed by discussion from 11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at CD Deshmukh Auditorium 
Usha Mehta's tryst with freedom: Reliving the moments with Rita Mukerjee, former Chief Producer, All India Radio
Usha Mehta was arrested on 12 November 1942 and the Underground Radio Transmitter confiscated in Bombay
Discussion on Public Service Broadcasting and Voices of the Powerless
Lead Presentation: Suhas Borker 
(Collaboration: Jan Prasar and Gandhi Yuva Biradari)


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