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Essay on “The Television Craze” Complete Essay for Class 10, Class 12 and Graduation and other classes.

The Television Craze


The Doordarshan


The Magic Picture-Box


Advantages and Disadvantages of a Television set


Television and Its place in life


Television as means of Entertainment and Education

                                Television, the modern magic picture-box is one of the chief miracles of science.  Science has revolutionized life with its various gifts.  It has proved to be an Aladin’s lamp at the beck and call of humanity.  Television  is one of the latest gifts of science.  Mankind is indebted to Baird, the famous scientist who invented this wonderful box.  The advent of the television has produced a big chance in the attitudes and outlook of humanity.

                               Television is a machine that enables us to see from a long distance.  It is a big improvement upon the radio. In a television, we cannot only hear the various actors, singers and speakers playing their roles thousands of miles away, but can also see them in action. Television ha, thus, brought the modern science to our doorstep.  Even while sitting  comfortably in our cosy beds or comfortable drawing rooms, we can have a glimpse of the various activities going on in different part of the world.  We can now watch the Test Matches being played in any other country just as we can hear a running commentary.

                                Television is becoming popular day-by-day .  A look at day’s programme on the television would convince anybody that it is a very useful machine.  It instructs as well as delights the viewers.  Its programmes include children films and shows, feature films, news and views speeches, debates and televisions programme caters to all interests— the young or the old, the rich or the poor, the kings or entertaining programme passes before his eyes. The television viewer finds himself transported into a different world full of beauty, charm and glamour.  The cable TV has placed within man’s reach the best of the TV programmes anywhere in the world.  Today one is in touch with the affairs of the whole world and one feels he is a part of the entire universe.  Television broadens a man’s outlook in life and makes him a citizen of the world.

                                Some of the programmes on the television are highly educative.  Programmes for the housewives, health education programmes and the school broadcasts are playing an excellent role.  Experts in household affairs teach the housewives how to keep their houses in order, to prepare the best of dishes and to run their households in an efficient manner.  Specialists in various diseases teach people how to take care of their health.  Similarly, experts in the field of education are called upon the deliver lectures to students so that they can have the best guidance from the experts.

                                Colour television has also been introduced in the country.  More and more programmes are now being relayed in colour.  Video Cassette records are also fast becoming popular in the country.

                                Television however, has its own demerits.  That is why it has been nicknamed ‘idiot-box.’  First, it is a health hazard because it has a bad effect on the eyes.  Secondly, it creates its fans and television fans keep sticking to their sets for long hours.  Children tend to ignore their studies and insist on watching every programme.  They form the habit of sleeping late and getting up late.  With the introduction of the Cable TV and the CDs, the craze for films is increasing day-by-day.  In fact, a demand for banning the VCRs has already come up.  We should, therefore, learn to make a right use of the television.  Television viewers should select and watch the useful programmes only.  Moreover, all precautions should be taken to save the eyes from the harmful effects of the television.

                                India is a poor country.  But she has certainly entered the television age.  With the introduction of satellite transmission, television has now reached almost every nook and corner of the country.



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  1. Simesh dutta says:

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  2. Hrithik says:

    The disadvantages are only shown in the end. There are many more disadvantages, you have just listed a few of them. Add more disadvantages.

  3. Sayali Angat says:

    I like it and it helps me very much

  4. AJN says:

    A wonderful meaningful essay. Thanks a bunch……..

  5. ben rosan says:

    it is very use ful me .this advantage gave us curiousity on our mind.

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