Akashvani will broadcast lecture on “Hamara Samay, Samaj Aur Mahabharat” on 3rd December, 2015, to commemorate the 131st birth anniversary of Dr. Rajendra Prasad, the first President of India. The broadcast will be on the National Hook-up at 9:30pm. The lecture was delivered by Dr. Narendra Kohli, an eminent author in Hindi. The topic deals with relevance of Mahabharat in the present scenario and how theories which are old and are part of a great epic still hold relevance and can guide us into making a beautiful society.
With digital presence of All India Radio, it can be heard through live streaming as well on allindiaradio.gov.in.
Shri Fayyaz Sheheryar, DG, AIR said, “The 61 year old tradition of Dr. Rajendra Prasad Lecture brings forth newer subjects that dwell on India's fast and tireless face to achieve the target of staying shoulder to shoulder with the developed nations."
Dr. Rajendra Prasad Lecture Series has been a part of Akashvani since 1969 and scholars from various fields come and share their views on this day. Some of the names who had been a part of this lecture are Dr. Hazari Prasad Dwivedi, Smt. Mahadevi Verma, Dr. Girija Vyas, Shri V.P. Singh. The lecture is in Hindi.
This lecture is part of the top billed annual events of All India Radio like Sardar Patel Memorial Lecture Series, Akashvani Sangeet Sammelan, Sarv Bhasha Kavi Sammelan and many more.