Meet Kali Prasad Panda, The 'Radio Man' From Odisha's Salipur
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Bhubaneswar, July 24 -- For the new generation of children who grew up watching YouTube on smartphones, radio is a thing of the distant past. But there are still some who enjoy tuning on to 'Aakashvani' and are thrilled at the buzz of the transistor that once served as the common man's exposure to the outside world and satiated his craving for entertainment.
Meet, Kali Prasad Panda, a radio buff from Salipur area in Cuttack district, who has a rich collection of over 300 vintage radio sets of different models and types at his house. For Panda radio is very much a part of life and gateway to the world outside.
Panda is often found squatting on the floor while clutching an old radio to chest in his asbestos-roofed house in Bastapada villa...
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