The Chief Minister was addressing viewers of a cultural evening organized by Doordarshan Kendra, Shimla to commemorate 'Golden Jubilee Celebrations of Doordarshan in India' at Peterhof here last evening.
Mr Dhumal congratulated Doordarshan for successfully completing 50 years of its service to the nation by maintaining credibility and airing decent programmes. He said that various channels of Doordarshan had access to every home in the country and is a strong medium of communication.
Mr Dhumal said that the two day long 'Regional Rajbhasha Sammelan' organized by Doordarshan would go a long way in popularizing Hindi, which was the most common and effective mode of communication amongst the people from all walks of life.
The Chief Minister said that Shimla had witnessed numerous historical events from Indo-Pak Summit, Pre-Independence Pacts, Macmohan Line Agreement to many other historic conferences and pacts, which were signed between Indian and British leaders during pre-Independence era.
Mr Dhumal wished Doordarshan to scale greater heights in future years so that its credibility was maintained for all the times to come. (courtesy:-friendsofprasarbharathy.org)