Public Service Broadcasting Day is being celebrated today.
The day is celebrated every year to commemorate the only visit of Mahatma Gandhi to the studio of All India Radio, Delhi in 1947.
The Father of the Nation addressed the displaced people, who had temporarily settled at Kurukshetra in Haryana after partition.
All India Radio in New Delhi organised a function at its premises this afternoon.
Artistes of Akashvani Bhawan, Delhi performed Vaishnav Jan Toh and other bhajans and school children performed Rabindra sangeet on the occasion.
Prasar Bharati CEO Shashi Shekhar Vempati announced the winners of Gandhian Philosophy Award and Public Service Broadcasting Award. DG, AIR News, Ira Joshi and DG, AIR F Shehryar were among those present on the occasion. – AIR