World Radio Day

The World Radio Day is celebrated annually on February 13th.

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This day was celebrated to remember the antique technique of information sharing that has not altered its existence even after a century. Though radio is years old, it still remains intact being the source of sharing news and information to many community of people.

The World Radio Day was initiated by UNESCO. It was decided at the 36th session of UNESCO’s General Conference to proclaim February 13 as the day for radio.

The theme for the World Radio Day 2020 is ‘Radio and Diversity.’ This theme brings the focus on plurilingualism, as radio remains an important media to preserve linguistic tolerence.

The All India Radio (AIR) News broadcasts in about 92 languages and dialects in 607 bulletins.

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