The national anthem of India "Jana Gana Mana" was composed by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore. The national anthem is composed in high Bengali Sanskrit and is taken from the initial five stanzas of a Brahmo Hymn, which was formed and scored by Rabindranath Tagore himself.
The basic message of Jana Gana Mana is pluralism. The national anthem underlines the significance of India as a differing country. It means that in spite of contrasts in culture, conventions, religion and dialects, India is joined under one banner. The song of praise is noteworthy in joining individuals and advising us that there we stand and stay one under the Indian union.
Let's take a look at 10 Interesting and unknown facts about National Anthem of India:
1. The Indian national anthem, Jana Gana Mana was composed on 11 December 1911.
2. The false myth that Jana Gana Mana was composed and made by Tagore to praise George the Fourth, who visited India in 1911.
3. It was first sung on 27 December 1911 at the Calcutta of the Indian National Congress.
4. On 24th January 1950 this song was officially declared as India's national anthem.
5. The musical notations for the English translation of Indian national anthem were set by Margaret, wife of poet James H. Cousins, who was the principal of Besant Theosophical College.
6. Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose charged a free interpretation of the national song of praise from Sanskritized Bengali to Urdu-Hindi. The interpretation was composed by Captain Abid Ali, created by Captain Ram Singh Thakur and was called Subah Sukh Chain.
7. There is no provision of law which propels anybody to sing the national anthem. It is not viewed as impolite to the country or to the anthem if a man picks just to stand up in aware quiet.
8. Formal interpretation of the anthem should take 52 seconds by law, and not 54 seconds.
9. Jana Gana Mana, the national anthem of India is set to Raag Alhiya Bilawal.
10. In 2005, many protested and called for deleting the word Sindh and to replace it with the word Kashmir. Contention was that Sindh is presently a part of Kashmir.