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Mostly Literates

Sonal P. Joshi, Ahmedabad.

"From the writing in Chitrageet, shuddhikaran of language will occur. Gujarati is becoming distanced from people. With Chitrageet interest in Gujarati will be renewed. Chitrageet will enliven interest in Gujarati literature and folk songs. Faced with the onslaught of Hindi film and pop music, programmes like Chitrageet are necessary. Chitrageet has generated interest among people to sing along. People who are less educated will benefit more."

Desai Rameshbhai Bhalabhai, Amraiwadi, Ahmedabad City.

"If writing comes in Chitrageet, people will learn to read and write. People will learn to write perfectly. For example, people are writing `Kajal' instead of `Kajall'. People can match the sung words and the written words to learn how to write correctly."

Joshi Dharminbhai P., Ghatlodiya, Ahmedabad City.

"By subtitling Chitrageet, the words become clearer. Those who can only speak Gujarati can also learn to read. Also our Gujarati culture and heritage, which is disappearing, can be rejuvenated. Lovers of songs can memorise more easily. Against Hindi pop music and Chitrahaar, Gujarati Chitrageet will become more popular.Smt. Giraben Raval, Bhavnagar."

Mahendra K., Naranpura, Ahmedabad City.

"I liked listening and seeing the songs. With this method, it is easy for us to copy the songs. After copying, in our free time we can read and sing. It would be nice to have the names of the singer and music director."

Bhangade Charulta Murlidhar, Vastral Road, Amraiwadi, Ahmedabad City.

"It is good for illiterates. It will help them to learn reading. The programme being telecast at noon is not good. I would request you to telecast some other programmes during noon time."

Dipika L. Khata, Pandya College Road, Vatva, Ahmedabad City.

"The subtitled Chitrageet songs are very nice and we enjoy. Just because of subtitling we can understand it well, even the illiterate people also can understand it well."

Shobhna Vasudev Patel, Sola Road, Ahmedabad City.

"I would like to hear the song `Bhadarthara vehta pani....' and `Deval devathi....' with subtitling."

Tatmaji Jati, Sanand, Ahmedabad Dist.

"The subtitled songs are good. I would request you to telecast old songs with subtitling."

Patel Hemlata U., Sola Road, Ahmedabad City.

"The new style of broadcasting is very good. Please bring out more new styles in broadcasting the programme. Thank you."

Asha K. Rawal, Jahangirpura Road, Asarva, Ahmedabad City.

"Subtitled songs are good. Please show songs that will uphold our morality. How long will this programme continue?"

G.B. Naik, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad.

"Illiterates and neo-literates can improve their vocabulary and language by watching the subtitled Chitrageet. The literates can understand the songs well."

Prashant T. Pandey, Sola Road, Ahmedabad City.

"This programme is being telecast in Gujarat only and everybody knows Gujarati. Our concentration is diverted to the subtitles and hence we are unable to watch the movements of the hero/heroine properly. If you want to reduce the illiteracy rate, please bring out some other ways stopping the subtitling method."

Panchal Vijay Kumar, Amraiwadi, Ahmedabad City.

"As the marriage season is going on please telecast the songs which are more suitable for marriage functions."

Prof. Jayant K. Desai, Memnagar, Ahmedabad City.

"Learning through entertainment. Kotharisaheb, this will be successful in achieving the goal."

Prashant V., Amraiwadi, Ahmedabad City.

"Because in my house all are seeing Chitrageet and my parents are not literate so by writing the words they can understand the song. So it is very helpful. You are doing a good job. Thanks."

Patel Jayesh Vasudev, Amraiwadi, Ahmedabad City.

"The new ideas of Doordarshan Kendra will help them develop/improve themselves and its artists will get encouragement."

Panchal Dharmendra Sureshbhai, Amraiwadi, Ahmedabad City.

"By doing so the Chitrageet has become more attractive and the viewers are getting more entertainment. My concentration goes to the subtitling. I thank you for your efforts."

Patel Amit Atmaram, Amraiwadi, Ahmedabad City.

"The subtitles are more useful in hearing and understanding the songs. It will help us to note down the songs. Please do not stop this programme."

Patel Narendra V., Amraiwadi, Ahmedabad City.

"It is good for the hearing impaired persons. It is really a new style to uphold the Gujarati culture. It will also help to right correct spellings. Please telecast the songs from new films."

Patel Bharatkumar Damodar, Amraiwadi, Ahmedabad City.

Kanu Jani, Asarva, Ahmedabad City.

"I request you not to discontinue this programme. It will help the illiterates to learn."

Mahesh S. Gadvi, Satellite, Ahmedabad City.

"Those who have not studied more can increase their vocabulary by watching this programme."

Dilipkumar V. Khata, Rayannapani, Dist. Dahod.

"Subtitling should continue. This can help increase the vocabulary. We can understand it properly by reading the subtitles."

Hiren A. Vyas, Asarva, Ahmedabad City.

"By reading the subtitles the songs can be understood well and enjoy more. If possible, please try to bring out some high rated songs."

Kinjal V. Sevak, Amraiwadi, Ahmedabad City.

"It is good for hearing impaired. Normally when the music is more the song is not properly audible. But, now the subtitles help us to know the songs even if the music is more. It is helpful to increase the knowledge and purify the language."

Rajesh M. Parmar, Mehamadbah, Dist. Kheda

"I am very happy to see the subtitled Chitrageet. My sons also try to read the subtitles. When he makes mistake I help him to rectify it. This programme is helpful to pre-school going children and drop-outs who are unable to read fluently."


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