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Namaste everyone 🙏 Here's my rendition of Vande Mataram performed on the occasion of Independence day 🇮🇳. Do listen 🎶 (Part II in the following tweet)
Vande Mataram part II. Thank you for listening 🙏 🎶 🇮🇳
In much better audio quality on Soundcloud. Do listen. #VandeMataram…
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British, through Aligarh movement, Partition of Bengal
Morley Minto Reforms(1909, separate electorate for Muslims, recognising them as a separate section of 🇮🇳 triggering the cancer)
encouragement to Muslim League ensured that Muslims remained on their side.
From its very inception #Congress followed #MuslimAppeasement
Met traveling expenses of M delegates to Congress sessions
Lodging-boarding(Mess fee 10/-)was free for Ms dressed in silk embroidered chogas & gold who ate delicacies & enjoyed at the expense of a struggling nation!
@INCIndia sowed seeds of communal politics & privilages by committing blunder of approving 1/3rd representations of Muslims on basis of minority-1916 Lucknow Pact
Only voice of disapproval was #MadanMohanMalviya
LP started race between British & #Congress of #MuslimAppeasement
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#RishiBankimChandra #ThisDayInHistory #VandeMataram
Today is the Jayanti of the man who coined the words Vande Mataram. these 2 words acted as a wavemaker in our Struggle for Independence. Many young ppl came under the spell of Vande Mataram, the sacred mantra of patriotism.
He wrote d lyrics of Vande Mataram (VM) in 1875 much before he wrote d novel AnandaMath while traveling in a train, d scenic landscape, beautiful lakes & nature in its splendour inspired him into penning down lyrics 4 the soul stirring poem.
VM had a huge impact on people after Rishi Aurobindo translated it into English. A procession of patriots was canned at Calcutta due to recitation of VM on April 14, 1906. Rishi Aurobindo, who was also in the procession, was also injured.
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Today is the Jayanti of Bankim Chandra Chatterjee the man who composed Vande Mataram, one of the greatest Indian writers of the modern era, noted for his strong female characters, and inspired the Bengali Renaissance.
,Bankim Chandra was born in a small village near Naihati , in the North Paraganas region, his father Yadav Chandra Chattopadhyaya would later become Dy Collector of Midnapore, while one of his brother Sanjib Chandra was also an equally well known novelist.
Bankim graduated from Kolkata's Presidency College in 1858, along with Jadunath Bose, he was one of the first graduates, later got a Law degree. He joined Govt service and retired in 1891, and his tenure was filled with recurring conflicts with the British,
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