Thursday, 5 June 2014

When All India Radio delayed its news bulletins

Thirty years ago, a number of Indians tuned into All India Radio at 8 pm to listen to a special address to the nation by Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. But for reasons that were not known then, it was delayed. The most popular 8.45 pm Hindi news and 9 pm English news were also put off - most unusually. Only the next day, we all got to know Mrs Gandhi addressed the nation the previous night.
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