The News Services Division of All India Radio has announced that it has made elaborate arrangements to Broadcast Special Radio Bridge programme form 9.30 P.M to 10.30 P.M on each day of polling in the General Elections. The first programme in the series will go on the air on 16th April 2009. In this hour long bilingual programme in Hindi & English, AIR Delhi will be linked through Radio Bridge with important capital stations of the States/Union territories going for polls in the first phase.
Eminent Journalists, experts/commentators and AIR correspondents will take part in the discussion. Similar Live programmes will also be broadcast on the dates of the remaining four phases of polling on 23rd and 30th April and 7th and 13th May 2009. The programme will be broadcast on the National hook up and on Rajdhani channel.
The News Services Division is also planning day long elaborate programme for the counting day i.e. the 16th of May 2009.