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100 years of Jana Gana Mana



New Delhi, 28 December 2011: The 100th year of the first public performance of India's national anthem ' Jana Gana Mana' was celebrated on 27th December 2011. Jana Gana Mana was first sung in public at the Calcutta session of the Indian National Congress during 27th December 1911. The anthem was later officially adopted by the Constituent Assembly as the Indian national anthem on January 24, 1950.

The song Jana Gana Mana composed by  Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore is written in sanskritized Bengali. He also wrote the English translation of the song.

Jana Gana Mana Video (AR Rahman)

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