Sunday, September 13, 2009

All India Radio special transmission for "Mahalaya"

from R A D I O A C T I V I T Y by Alokesh Gupta

"Mahalaya" is a special two hour tranmission consisting of Sanskrit recitation & music orated by Late Shri.Birendra Krishna Bhadra. All India Radio has been broadcasting this since early 1930s . Count down of Durga Puja starts from the day of Mahalaya.

Last year foll AIR channels were noted carrying special Mahalaya transmission :

4835 - AIR Gangtok
4940 - AIR Guwahati
4965 - AIR Shimla
666 - AIR Delhi
747 - AIR Lucknow A
774 - AIR Shimla
954 - AIR Najibabad
1008 - AIR Kolkata B

Also check out :
4820 - AIR Kolkata
657 - AIR Kolkata A

Related links :

Mahalaya: Invoking the Mother Goddess , A Once-a-Year Popular Radio Program

Mahalaya - Birendrakrishna Bhadra

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