Bengaluru April 12: “Community radio is one of the most potential tool for mass communication, which can present, discuss, analyse the problems and solutions of a local geographic community. The sum total of little traditions prevailing in villages, the indigenous forms of arts and sports can be well preserved through the Community Radio to a great extent. Much of the nationalistic thoughts can be propagated through this means of mass communication. Several NGO’s are already using the community Radio, reaching the doorstep people of remote places. Its becoming the voice for the voiceless” said RSS Akhil Bhratiya Sah Prachar Pramukh J Nandakumar at Bengaluru on Sunday morning.
J Nandakumar was addressing after inaugurating a day-long workshop on ‘Community Radio’, at Rashtrotthana Parishat in Bengaluru, organised by the RSS Prachar Vibhag through Foundation for Indic Research and Studies (FIRST), Bengakuru.
Prof Brijkishor Kuthiala, Vice-Chancellor of Makhanlal University of Journalism, Bhopal delivered the valedictory note. Dr Monica Verma, Prof Ashish Joshi from the same university spoke on the importance and methodology of setting up of a community radio station.
48 delegates from nearly 30 NGO’s from Kerala, Tamilnadu, Andhra, Telangana and Karnataka attended this workshop.