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This program is for a multi-cultural Indian Audience which includes Telugu speaking people from the state of Andhra Pradesh, India.

The first programme was broadcast on 7th September 2002. The programme is broadcast in two languages – the Saturday programme in Sanskrit and Telugu ; the Thursday programme in Telugu only. Telugu is the third largest spoken language in India that accounts for 70 million people. Melbourne's Telugu speaking population is around 6000 including 800 families. Telugu is widely known as the "Italian of the East". Since 2002 our Broadcasters and Producers are Babu, Nalini, Priya and Vasudha. Rama joined the team later.

Interviews of stalwarts like - Mrs. Rao Bala Saraswati, Dr. Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Bala Murali, S.P. Sailaja, H. H Chinna Jeeyyar Swamiji, H.H Subhash Patriji, and a host of other stars and comedians from Tollywood were broadcast. The programme promoted and broadcasted the traditional music produced locally by Dr. Chari Mudumbi, Mrs. Ramani Bommakanti etc;

We supported the locally produced Telugu movies and launched the first audio tracks. Many programmes for immigrants, students and others were broadcast with the help of Ramana Akula , Raja Jata and Harish Bisam. We support and promote the programmes of Telugu Ladies Club and TAAI through our Special Presenters Mrs. Vijaya Tangirala, Mrs. Nagamani Ayyalasomayajula and Mrs. Phani Cherukumilli

This programme inspired the birth of “ Telugu Velugu” monthly magazine in 2005 as part of Beyond India Magazine covering all the events of Telugus across the Nation and culminated in founding “The Australian Telugu Federation” uniting the Telugus across the Nation for promotion of Telugu Language among the Australian Youth.

On many an occasion, parents, Overseas vistors, students participated and enjoyed the programmes. The program can be heard on Thursday 10 PM –11 PM and Saturday, 5-6 am, on 92.3 FM (Melbourne). For participation Please contact the Convenor Mr. Babu Akula J.P or Deputy Convenor Nalini Pulaparti -; ; For direct listening access to our weekly Bharat program on the web, please click "Here" to be redirected to our 3ZZZ Bharat Launch Page

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  • 22:00 - 23:00
  • 05:00 - 06:00

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