Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of Chronicle/1985


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Mar 11, 2013, 2:27:44 PM (7 years ago)
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  • Chronicle/1985

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    77* The Punjab accord is signed by Rajiv Gandhi and Harchand Singh Longowal, the most moderate of the Sikh leaders. Longowal is assassinated shortly afterwards.  
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    9 * Doordarshan becomes a fully commercial station selling prime time slots to private sponsors and manufacturers of TV soaps. Its first successful series, Kumar Vasudev’s Humlog (1984-5), is modelled on the Mexican concept of the ‘developmental’ soap opera and is sponsored by Colgate-Palmolive and Nestlé.  
     9* [[Doordarshan]] becomes a fully commercial station selling prime time slots to private sponsors and manufacturers of TV soaps. Its first successful series, Kumar Vasudev’s Humlog (1984-5), is modelled on the Mexican concept of the ‘developmental’ soap opera and is sponsored by Colgate-Palmolive and Nestlé.  
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    1111* Several privately made serials follow as TV ownership jumps from 2. 7 million in 1984 to 12. 5 million in 1986.