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Bajwa for high-power AIR station at Amritsar to counter Pakistan propaganda

Rajya Sabha MP Partap Singh Bajwa on Wednesday called for commissioning of a high-power All India Radio (AIR) station in Amritsar to counter the “false propaganda” by Pakistani radio channels in border districts of Punjab.

punjab Updated: Feb 09, 2017 10:00 IST
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“This will help counter the malicious propaganda directed at people of border districts of Amritsar, Gurdaspur and Tarn Taran,” the former Punjab Congress chief said in a special mention in the Upper House of Parliament.
“This will help counter the malicious propaganda directed at people of border districts of Amritsar, Gurdaspur and Tarn Taran,” the former Punjab Congress chief said in a special mention in the Upper House of Parliament. (HT File )

Rajya Sabha MP Partap Singh Bajwa on Wednesday called for commissioning of a high-power All India Radio (AIR) station in Amritsar to counter the “false propaganda” by Pakistani radio channels in border districts of Punjab.

“This will help counter the malicious propaganda directed at people of border districts of Amritsar, Gurdaspur and Tarn Taran,” the former Punjab Congress chief said in a special mention in the Upper House of Parliament.

“The tower of Amritsar radio station has a coverage area of 130 km and (it) is expected to counter the Lahore Radio, which has deep penetration in the Indian territory...the Pakistani radio channel transmission can be received very clearly in the border areas of Amritsar, Gurdaspur and Tarn Taran,” a press release quoted him as having said.