July 23, 1927 CE – The Ancestor of All India Radio Hits the Airwaves in Mumbai

July 23, 1927 CE – The Ancestor of All India Radio Hits the Airwaves in Mumbai1 (20%) 1 vote *Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons One of the largest broadcasting companies in the world got its start with a handful of programs pushed out over the air in Mumbai on July 23, 1927. The Indian Broadcasting Company (IBC) began operating the first of its two stations in the capital of Maharashtra with shows from local radio clubs – the second would arrive a month later in Kolkata. Three years later, upon government intervention, it would be reborn and grow into a behemoth creating original shows in 23 languages and 146 dialects. The […]