When ‘Mera Rang De Basanti…’ was performed in Meerut, patriotism ran through the veins of an octogenarian
The elderly woman’s feet swayed to the song “Mera Rang De Basanti Chola”.
The whole of Meerut is ready to celebrate Independence Day on August 15th.
Meerut. The Great Independence Day is celebrated across Uttar Pradesh. If you look at Meerut, the city of revolution, only the sixth here is unique. It is said that when patriotic songs are played, the footsteps automatically start shaking. A similar sight was also seen today in Meerut. The steps of an amazed 80-year-old woman to the song ‘Mera Rang De Basanti Chola’. Seeing this enthusiasm from the eighty-year-old woman, other women lifted her onto their knees.
In fact, as soon as the song ‘Mera Rang De Basanti Chola..’ from the movie ‘Martyr’, featuring the voice of Mohammad Rafi, was performed as part of the Amrit Independence Festival, 80-year-old Ramkali , began to dance with the tricolor in his hand. Seeing his spirit, people cheered him on with applause. Dr. Neera Tomar, Principal of Malhu Singh School, seeing the sense of patriotism in the elderly woman, lifted her onto her lap. Even after that, Ramkali didn’t stop and kept rocking on the principal’s lap.
Nowadays, every nook and cranny of the city is bathed in the three colors of the tricolor. The strings of freedom resound from town to town. During the celebration of Independence Day, people celebrate happiness forgetting the distinction of caste, age. Even in the Daurala of Meerut, when an elderly woman heard patriotic songs at the crossroads, she couldn’t help but dance. Ramkali, 80, started shaking with the tricolor in her hand. Other people were surprised to see this spirit of patriotism in the elderly.
In fact, a program was held outside the school on behalf of Malhu Singh Arya Kanya Inter College, Daurala, Meerut as part of the Amrit Independence Festival. In this, patriotism was played on the orator. Simultaneously, the director of the school, the teacher took out the tricolor yatra together. Alongside the teachers, some women from the village also took part.
the patriotic song filled the spirits
After listening to the patriotic song on the loudspeaker, Principal Dr. Neera Tomar and the school teachers stopped there and started shouting Bharat Mata slogans. So some women also started dancing. As soon as the 80-year-old commune resident saw other women and teachers holding the tricolor in their hands with the Bharat Mata slogan, she couldn’t help herself. She also came to this event. As soon as the teachers and women started dancing to the songs, the older women also started dancing with the tricolor.
Meerut became tricolor
On the other hand, the whole Meerut is ready to celebrate Independence Day. On the elixir of independence, the buildings of the city are also bathed in the colors of the tricolor flag. The historic Meerut clock tower has become a selfie point for people. Apart from this, a large number of people also visit Amar Jawan Jyoti, the martyrs’ memorial.
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FIRST POST: August 14, 2022, 11:26 p.m. HST