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Government tells TV channels to carry President's Republic Day speech in sign language

January 25, 2018

The government has told TV channels that they could carry the President's speech and the Republic Day commentary aired on Doordarshan, which will broadcast them with sign language interpretation for the benefit of the disabled.

The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has said that requests have been received for facilitating access to the disabled to the President's speech and commentary of the Republic Day ceremony by carrying the telecast with sign language interpretation and English/Hindi captions.

DD Bharati will carry sign language interpretation of the President's address to the nation from 7 pm to 7:30 PM today. DD News will carry the sign language interpretation of the commentary on the Republic Day parade from 9 am till the end of ceremony) on 26 January.

The feed of DD News and DD Bharati is being made available free. For all the latest India News, download Indian Express App

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