Our national anthem… it’s been one hundred years since the Indian National Anthem was written.
Here is the translation, in Rabindranath Tagore’s own hand:
It is a beautiful anthem, and here are the complete lyrics with a translation.
Here’s the Nobel Laureate, reciting it (rather tonelessly, I must add)
Here’s a version, sung in the “regulation” 52 seconds:
Here is yet another version of the song:
In spite of the controversy about the song (and its various versions!), it remains our national anthem, and much beloved of the Indian people!