AIR launches news in Gojri
STATE TIMES NEWS
Jammu: The All India Radio (AIR) on Thursday launched its first-ever Gojri news bulletin, reaching out to lakhs of people of the Gujjar community in Jammu and Kashmir. The inaugural ceremony was held at Abhinav Theatre Jammu with Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh launching the new news bulletin.
Singh thanked the Centre for starting the Gojri news bulletin and said it will help in a big way in disseminating the important information to people of the state in general and Gujjar Bakerwal community including nomadic tribes in particular.
Among others, state ministers belonging to the Gujjar community — Choudhary Zulfkar Ali and Abdul Ghani Kohli were present on the occasion.
Gojri is one of the most widely spoken language in Jammu and Kashmir and over 20 percent chunk of the population in state consists of the Gojri speaking people, an AIR official said.
A morning Gojri news bulletin was the long pending demand of the people.
“The five minutes bulletin will be aired at 10:15 am daily from the transmitters of Radio Kashmir Jammu”, the official said.