Sangham Radio

IN Media Watch Briefs | 16/10/2008

October 15 saw the launch of the first  communty radio station in India run by rural women. Justice P B Sawant who delivered the landmark judgement ‘Airwaves are public property’ switched on Sangham Radio, in Pastapur, Medak District, Andhra Pradesh. It will initially broadcast daily from 8 pm for one and a half hours.

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