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The duration of the Ladakhi telecast on DD Kashir has been increased from thirty minutes to one hour per day.

During the past two days since DD Kashir has been telecasting Ladhaki news and programmes with effect from October 1, there have been reports of excitement and joy among the people of Ladhak. 

Notably, the additional telecast includes a news bulletin and programmes in the Ladakhi language. This has been done to provide a larger showcase window to programmes on local culture, developmental activities and to give broader coverage to the news from the Union Territory of Ladakh.

Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shri Anurag Thakur, during his recent visit to Leh, had announced that keeping with the aspirations of the people of Ladakh, more time will be provided to Ladakhi news and programmes on DD Kashir. 

Earlier Ladakhi language transmission on DD Kashir was limited to 30 mins from 6:30 PM to 7 PM. The additional thirty minutes transmission started from 2:30 PM to 3 PM now.

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