PM Modi extends greetings on World Radio Day

  • PM Modi extends greetings on World Radio Day
13-02-2018 | Pratidin Bureau. |

As World Radio Day is celebrated across the world, Indian PM Narendra Modi has extended greetings to all associated with the world of Radio, including those working in the industry along with the listeners.

The theme of this year's World Radio Day is Radio and Sports to promote the inseparable relationship between sports and gender, as well as how improved gender equality in sports broadcasting can lead to greater freedom of expression for all.

The PM, in a tweet, stated that he hoped the medium to always be a focal point of learning, discovering, entertaining and growing together. He also said that Radio brings people closer and that he has been continuously experiencing it through Mann Ki Baat.

Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani has coveyed greetings on World Radio Day and in a tweet said, one of the most powerful mode of communication, Radio has touched people's lives in more ways than one. She said, whether it is listening to Prime Minister’s Mann ki Baat or songs on the go - Radio brings colours of life to the fore through the power of voice and sound.

The day was proclaimed on 3rd November 2011 by UNESCO's 36th General Conference.

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