All India Radio (AIR) special transmission for Mahalaya from *(sign-on) 2230, Oct 06, to 0015* (sign-off), Oct 07.
Mahalaya is a special two hour tranmission consisting of Sanskrit recitation and music orated by Late Shri. Birendra Krishna Bhadra. AIR has been broadcasting this since early 1930s . Count down of Indian festival of Durga Puja starts from the day of Mahalaya.
Last year following AIR channels on SW were noted carrying special Mahalaya transmission: