The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the Centre to consider a representation seeking appropriate directions to treat national song `Vande Mataram` on par with national anthem `Jana Gana Mana`.
A unique initiative is set to give filmmakers, musicians and singers an opportunity to render their interpretation of the national anthem.
More than a lakh people in Assam’s Dibrugarh district will gather this Tuesday along the banks of the river Brahmaputra and sing the national anthem in a bid to enter the Guinness records.
To create world record of singing national anthem by maximum number of people together, thousands of Kanpurites gathered at Green Park stadium here to break the record currently hold by Pakistan.
National anthems worldwide often become ritualised with its adherents paying little attention to the words or their underlying meaning.
Tagore’s ‘Jana Gana Mana’ was first performed on December 27, 1911, at the Calcutta Session of the Indian National Congress.
A new version of Jana Gana Mana,
the national anthem written by Rabindranath Tagore was
unveiled on Friday.
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