Public Service Broadcasting Day – 2019 (Jan Prasaran Divas)

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Venue: Gandhi King Plaza & C.D. Deshmukh Auditorium, Main Complex, India International Centre (IIC), 40 Max Mueller Marg, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi-110003
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Event Description: Public Service Broadcasting Day – 2019 (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

10:30  – 11:00 at Gandhi-King Memorial Plaza
Choirs from Schools of Delhi NCR

11:15  – 12:30 at C.D. 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 Speaking Truth to Power
Lead Presentation: Suhas Borker 

Media students are encouraged to participate in the programme

Collaboration: Jan Prasar and Gandhi Yuva Biradari

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