Readers only offer: Get additional Rs 200 off on 'The Better Home' powerful natural cleaners. Shop Now
X
Video: Watch What Doordarshan’s First Colour Telecast Looked Like – 36 Years Ago!

Video: Watch What Doordarshan’s First Colour Telecast Looked Like – 36 Years Ago!

On April 25th, 1982 India’s first broadcast network funded by the government, Doordarshan, tested its first colour telecast!

April 25th, 1982 was a historic moment for India. It was when Doordarshan, India’s first broadcasting network that was funded by the government, released its first colour telecast.

For many, the concept of Doordarshan is synonymous with the nostalgia of sitting in front of a television set, waiting for the screen to play that familiar music, and watching as the grainy images displayed events happening across the nation—from the Prime Minister’s speeches to the R-Day parades!


You may also like: From Tsunami to R-Day Parade, This Lady Has Brought DD to Your TV for 32 Years!


Doordarshan operates under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in India. It was first established in an experimental setting on September 15th, 1959, as a part of All India Radio.

You can watch a clip of the first colour telecast below!

Source: Twitter

(Edited by Gayatri Mishra)

Like this story? Or have something to share?
Write to us: contact@thebetterindia.com
Connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.
NEW: Click here to get positive news on WhatsApp!

Let’s be friends :)
Sign in to get free benefits
  • Get positive news daily on email
  • Join our community of positive ambassadors
  • Become a part of the positive movement
X
Before you go...

We have a favor to ask.

Our teams put in a lot of effort to create the content you love at The Better India.

The Better Home is a range of safe and eco-friendly home cleaners by The Better India. We put out curated content on our Instagram account- green living hacks, green innovations, leading a no-tox life and heroes in the sustainability space.

It would help us if you can follow our Instagram handle and spread the word around.