: The Kodai FM has planned to broadcast special programmes for Deepavali on November 5, according to R. Murali, Programme Executive, AIR, Kodaikanal.

In a release here on Wednesday, he said the broadcast would begin with a message by Ilayapattam Marudhachala Adigalar at 6 a.m.

At 8 a.m., listeners' greetings will be aired live.

A humorous debate will be held around 10 a.m.

An interview with director Sasikumar is at 11 a.m., and greetings by post and e-mail will be presented at 12 noon.

‘Galataa Deepavali' will be presented by cine comedian Chaams at 1 p.m.

Comedy show

Another comedy show, ‘Siruppu Deepavali' will be aired with comedian Ganja Karuppu as chief guest at 2 p.m.

Kadhalikka Neramillai sound track will be broadcast at 6 p.m.

Cine actor Radha Ravi presents ‘Kodai Thendral' with his own choice of vintage songs at 9 p.m.