NEW DELHI, Mar 27: Doordarshan will be telecasting mythological series “Ramayan” from Saturday on public demand, Union minister Prakash Javadekar said on Friday. Many social media users had demanded the airing of “Ramayan”, directed by Ramanand Sagar, and Mahabharat, directed by BR Chopra, during the 21-day nationwide lockdown and two days ago, Prasar Bharati CEO Shashi Shekhar said they were working on it.
On Friday, Javadekar tweeted about the development.
“Happy to announce that on public demand, we are starting retelecast of ‘Ramayana’ from tomorrow, Saturday March 28 in DD National, One episode in morning 9 am to 10 am, another in the evening 9 pm to 10 pm. @narendramodi @PIBIndia @DDNational,” the Union minister of information and broadcasting wrote on Twitter.
The Prasar Bharati CEO thanked Javadekar and the Sagar family for the development in a series of tweets.