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Jasdev Singh has covered India’s Republic Day & Independence Day parade broadcasts for 47 years!

November 2nd, 2011

  1. Jasdev Singh is a renowned sports commentator.
  2. He has been the official commentator on India’s Independence Day and Republic Day parade broaodcasts since 1963 for state run media, Doordarshan and All India Radio
  3. He was awarded Padma Shri in 1985 and Padma Bhushan in 2004.
  4. He joined All Indian Radio Jaipur in 1955, and joined Doordarshan 8 years later, where he worked for over 35 years.
  5. He has covered 9 Olympic Games, 8 Hockey World Cups and 6 Asian Games, and was awarded the Olympic Order, the highest award of the Olympic movement by the IOC.


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