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Jail Radio

Topics Covered: Ethics in private and public relationships.

Jail Radio:


Context:

  • “Tinka Tinka” foundation has launched ‘Jail Radio’ project in Haryana jails in collaboration with the State government.
  • Jail Radio is an in-house production run by the inmates. The programmes are broadcast from a studio inside the premises and reach to the inmates through speakers in the barracks.
  • The aim is to bring out the inmates’ creativity, give them meaningful engagement.

Need for and significance of the initiative:

These inmates would go back to society one day. It is, therefore, important that they are given a meaningful intervention. Many of these repent and regret what happened in the past. They need healing.

 

Sources: The Hindu.