Monday, August 15, 2011

A Tribute: to all who laid their lives for our country


This is a rough  English translation of this beautiful song, I found it in the Internet, I don't think it does justice to the emotion of this song...


O! the people of my motherland! Raise all the slogans you desire, This is a great day for us all, Hoist your beloved tricolor, But don't forget on the border, The brave did lose their lives, And remember each great soldier, Who did not return home ever, O! the people of my motherland! Shed a few tears, For those who martyred on ice, Remember their great sacrifice! When injured was the Himalayan might, Our freedom was in jeopardy, Till their last breath did they fight, And then laid their dead body, Resting their head on the soil, Sacrificed and slept immortal, For those who martyred on ice, Remember their great sacrifice! When the country celebrated Diwali, They played the bloody game of Holi, When we were sitting safe at our homes, They dealt with deadly bullets and bombs. Blessed they were those soldiers, Blessed were their youths, For those who martyred on ice, Remember their great sacrifice! Some Sikh, some Jaat and Maratha, Some were Gurkha or Madrasi, But each soldier who died on the border, Was a brave Hindustani. The blood that stained the mountain, That blood was that of an Indian, For those who martyred on ice, Remember their great sacrifice! With blood their body was drenched, Yet they lifted their rifle and aimed, One killed tens of the enemy, Then fell down unconsciously. When the final moment came on, They said they will die now, Be happy! O beloved of the nation, We embark on eternal journey now, How great were those patriots, How great was their pride, For those who martyred on ice, Remember their great sacrifice! Don't you ever forget their glory, So I narrate this noble story, For those who martyred on ice, Remember their great sacrifice! Victory to India!, Victory to her army! Victory to India! Victory to India! Victory to India!


Happy Independence Day to All Indians!!!



TIRANGA- the national flag of india

23 comments:

  1. "AYE MERE WATAN KE LOGOn".....its a nice selection by you..it feels so good while listening....

    Happy Independence Day.

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  2. Beautiful Rama. Happy Independance Day:):)

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  3. what a lovely piece and so apt. Thanks for reminding it again.

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  4. wonderful post rama, happy independence day

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  5. Happy Independence Day To You too Rama ! Thanks for posting the video it is one of my most favorite song .The lyrics and the magical voice of Lata make it a classic masterpiece .

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  6. Love the song and love all the Manoj Kumar and other patriotic songs including Rehman's Vande Mataram. Wish you a Happy Independence day too.

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  7. Love this song .Nice efforts to translate it rama.I just heard this song again in saregama little champs and then lata's original song recently.Just awesome ..

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  8. Beautiful song and equally lovely translation:) HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY TO YOU TOO!

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  9. Apt translation Rama,I enjoyed the band march by school kids on our street today..they were so happy and enthusiastic to carry the national flag..it was lovely to watch!

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  10. lovely translation of song,true painting of love for you sweet home land,
    happy birthday to India,god bless you always.

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  11. the feelings these patriotic songs evoke is beyond words. have you listened to the new version of extended jana gana mana by times of india?

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  12. Thanks everybody.
    I know whenever we hear these powerful patriotic songs, we get goose bumps, it automatically takes us to another world.
    Asha:
    Actually I love the song Sare Jahan Se Acha Hindustan Hamraa, but they don't have full version of the song in the video version anywhere, and also when they change the tune which we are used to listening from childhood, I somehow can't relate to them, that is why I chose this song.
    I will definitely listen to the extended version of Jana Gana Mana too.

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  13. It is a beautiful song. I love this song so much. Happy Independence day to you too Rama :))

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  14. Jo shaheed hue hain Unki zara yaad karo kurbaani :) awesome song sun by lata mangeshkar .. BEautiful song .. I hope WE do listen to the song and do what it asks us to do ..

    Bikram's

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  15. Happy Independance Day
    nice song

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  16. hey i luv this flying flag yar...reallly...and how u doing friend? cheers

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  17. It was 64 years Rama I had an Indian friend on the foon and same time we said its Indepdance day ..It was so wierd..I think it means that im connected in a way with India.
    I do hope one day to visit..
    Tx for sharing Rama

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  18. one thing august 15th was the birthday of my Godmother Thats why i remember so easy i think lol

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