Republic Day special tribute: Patriotic song Ae mere watan ke logon completes 50 years!
Kavi Pradeep’s patriotic number immortalised by Lata Mangeshkar has completed 50 years. Read the story behind the poet and his inspiration to write it
It is a song that is sung on every patriotic occasion, had moved India’s first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, to tears and its strong morale-boosting words provided solace to a nation agonised by the defeat in the 1962 Indo-China war. Ae mere watan ke logon (O people of my land), penned by National Poet Pradeep Click here to read more