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Aug 13, 2019
1:16PM

Prakash Javadekar releases patriotic song Watan in run up to Independence Day

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Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar today released a patriotic song Watan in New Delhi in the run up to the Independence Day. The special song has been produced by Doordarshan.

The song pays tribute to New India. It highlights several path-breaking initiatives of the government including the determination and vision behind the recent successful launch of Chandrayaan 2. The song also pays tribute to the bravery and valour of the armed forces and the martyrs of the country.


Speaking on the occasion, Mr Javadekar congratulated Doordarshan and Prasar Bharati for creating the song. He added that the song will add colour and fervour to the Independence Day celebrations this year.
The song has been sung by famous Bollywood singer Javed Ali. It has been penned by lyricist Alok Shrivastav and music composed by Dushyant. 


The song is being broadcast by all the stations and kendras of Akashvani and Doordarshan. It has been made free of copyright by Doordarshan and Ministry of Information and Broadcasting for all the FM stations, entertainment, news TV channels, social media and all other communication platforms to ensure that more citizens of the country enjoy and share the song. 

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