Sir Lionel Fielden coined "All India Radio" on 8th June 1936, thus AIR was born....
ISBS to AIR :80 years on..
"Splendid!" I said, "And what beautiful initials!" The Viceroy concluded that he had invented it. And there was no more trouble. Thus All India Radio was born."*
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