Radio Vividh Bharati (VBS) is the most popular government radio station of All India Radio. It has been broadcasting since 1957. The broadcasting network of this channel is distributed throughout the country and covers 97% of the countrys population. Popular Indian music, songs from films, short audio plays and various programs with the participation of listeners are broadcasted. The next shows are especially popular: Inse Miliye, Hawa Mahal, Jaimala, Bhule Bisre Geet, Pitara, and others. The radio broadcasts from forty regional centers located in major cities. All of them are connected to the central office of the radio station in Mumbai.