Bengali Spoken words

The Bengali Spoken Word (also known as Talk Bengali) section of All India Radio, Kolkata deals with Talks, Discussions, Interviews in general on general specific topics. It has Bengali Literacy and Current Affairs programmes in its purview as well. Besides regular broadcasts, it has to take care of all the VIP broadcasts like speeches of Honorable President, Prime Minister, Governor Chief Minister and other central and state ministers on different occasions. The talk section is assigned to do the entire Bengali translation of yearly national symposium of poets, involving poets from all the recognized languages of India, as broadcast simultaneously from all AIR stations. The Morning Information Programme “Pratyahiki”, broadcast over thirty years at a stretch from this section, is unique in its nature and is considered as the “channel driver” programme of the primary channel