All India Radio, started its operation with its original name, Indian Broadcasting Company in :

All India Radio, started its operation with its original name, Indian Broadcasting Company in :
(1) 1927 
(2) 1932
(3) 1936 
(4) 1947

Answer: (1) 1927 
In British India, broadcasting began in July 1923 with programmes by the Radio Club of Bombay and
other radio clubs. According to an agreement of 23 July, 1927, the private Indian Broadcasting Company
LTD (IBC) was authorized to operate two radio stations; the Bombay station began on 23 July, 1927, and the Calcutta station followed on 26 August, 1927. On 1 March, 1930, however, the company went into
liquidation. Lionel Fielden was appointed as the first Controller of Broadcasting, who took over, from BBC.

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