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All India Radio to broadcast its Annual Dr Rajendra Prasad Memorial Lecture on December 3, 2022

Lok Sabha Speaker Shri Om Birla will deliver the address.

All India Radio will broadcast the annual Edition of Dr Rajendra Prasad Memorial Lecture on Saturday, December 3, 2022. Lok Sabha Speaker Shri Om Birla will deliver the address. It will be on air from 9.30 pm onwards on Saturday, December 3, 2022, across the entire network of All India Radio. Listeners can tune into 100.1FM GOLD, 102.6 FM Rainbow, primary Channels of All India Radio, @airnewsalerts on Twitter, NewsOnAirOfficial YouTube Channel and the NewsOnAir App to access the broadcast.

Doordarshan News will telecast Dr Rajendra Prasad’s Memorial Lecture from 10.30 pm onwards the same day.

The theme this year is “Amrit Kaal Mein Bhartiyata” to coincide with the 75 years of India’s independence.

About Dr Rajendra Prasad Memorial Lecture:

Dr Rajendra Prasad Memorial Le ture is organized by All India Radio in memory of the first President of India, Dr Rajendra Prasad who was an epitome of simplicity, a renowned scholar, President of the Constituent Assembly and a great visionary who had India and Indianness uppermost in his mind.

The lecture series by AIR in his memory has been an honoured tradition since 1969. Eminent personalities like former President Dr Shankardayal Sharma, former Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, former Vice President M.Venkaiah Naidu, doyens of Indian literature like Hazari Prasad Dwivedi, Mahadevi Verma, Harivansh Rai Bachchan are among those who have delivered this prestigious memorial lecture in the past on wide-ranging subjects on India’s cultural ethos and its strides.

The recording of the lecture is broadcast across the entire network of All India Radio on 3rd December every year to mark the birth anniversary of Dr Rajendra Prasad, the first President of India. The lecture series seeks to evaluate the nation’s political, cultural and social environment. The achievements and the future prospects of the country are also critically analysed through these lectures.

Disclaimer: This is an official press release by PIB.

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