Apart from music, Bose loves sports and says football and cricket are an integral part of every Bengali household.
Binaca Geetmala was the first of its kind show in India and was conceived, crafted and hosted by Sayani.
The private FM broadcasters will have to carry AIR news bulletins either simultaneously or deferred live by not more than half an hour.
The Programme Staff Association of AIR and Doordarshan has opposed the move saying it lacks transparency and will write to Prasar Bharati.
The national channel of AIR and RABMs located at Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Lucknow, Shillong and Thiruvananthapuram will close with immediate effect.
The move came in response to complaints received from the office bearers of AIR Casual Announcer and Comperes Union alleging they were sexually harassed while working at different radio stations.
Ensure system to address sexual harassment complaints at All India Radio: Maneka Gandhi to Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
She said a responsible organisation must provide justice to each and every woman who complains of sexual harassment.
Maneka's letter comes in response to reports that the women working as casual announcers in AIR's stations are being sexually harassed.
Interestingly, he started his career in All India Radio in 1955 at their Jaipur station. He was also the voice of sports in AIR for a long time.