It started of as an experimental broadcast with the studios of the All India Radio as its initial home. All it had in this make-shift studio was a a small transmitter and a handful of other basic equipments to run the show in the early years.
Doordashan could introduce the national telecast service from its exclusive studios not before 1982; it was also the year when viewers saw the then PM, Indira Gandhi’s Independence Day speech LIVE, in color.
It has been quite a journey for India’s first national channel. Everyone has a list of his DD favorites. Here’s ours. Let us know what was your favorite in the comment section below.