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DD National to re-telecast ‘Ramayan’ during lockdown - nairrk - 03-28-2020

[Image: Ramayan_Cover-160x90.jpg]MUMBAI: India’s public broadcasting agency Prasar Bharati will re-telecast the popular 80’s teleserial ‘Ramayan’ from today during the 21-day nationwide lockdown in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. DD National will air one episode each at 9 am and 9 pm.

“Happy to announce that on public demand, we are starting to 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,” Prakash Javadekar said in a tweet.

Prasar Bharati CEO Shashi Shekhar said on Twitter, “A dedicated team of DD officers worked through the day yesterday and through the night to make this happen even as they stayed away from home and their families. Kudos to the entire team who worked on a war footing in response to immense demand from the viewers to watch the epic.”

Earlier, Shekhar had stated that the pubcaster was in talks with the copyright-holders of the TV show, originally directed by Ramanand Sagar.