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‘Jana Gana Mana’ became the national anthem on this day, know interesting facts related to it before Republic Day

Fact About National Anthem: Jana Gana Mana Adhinayak Jai Hai, Bharat Bhagya Vidhata!… On this day (January 24) in 1950, this song was chosen as the National Anthem of India. On January 24, 1950 itself, 308 members of the Legislative Assembly had signed two hand written versions of the Constitution, one in Hindi and one in English. The day is considered very remarkable because of the national anthem. 

The national anthem was named by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore from the original Bengali composition of the song ‘Bharto Bhagya Bidhata’. The entire song has five verses and was originally written in Bengali. The song was sung publicly for the first time on 27 December 1911 by Tagore himself at a session of the Indian National Congress in Calcutta.

In the year 1919, Tagore also sang this song in the Besant Theosophical College of Andhra Pradesh. Since then it was accepted by the college administration for the daily morning prayer in the school and college premises. 

The first meeting ended with ‘Jana Gana Mana’
During the meeting of the German-Indian Society on 11 September 1942, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose used it as the ‘National Anthem’ for the first time. referred to, but it was formally adopted as the national anthem in 1950. Rabindranath Tagore also composed the national anthem of Bangladesh.

When the country became independent on the night of 14 August 1947, after which when the Constituent Assembly met for the first time, it also ended with ‘Jana Gana Mana’. Although ‘Jana Gana Mana’ was not formally made the national anthem.

After this, on January 24, 1950, the assembly sat to sign the Constitution of India. In which India’s first President Rajendra Prasad officially declared ‘Jana Gana Mana’ as the national anthem and ‘Vande Mataram’ as the national song.

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