A tribute from people of India: New Raag dedicated to Bangabandhu

Diplomatic Correspondent

23rd March, 2021 01:57:11 printer

A tribute from people of India: New Raag dedicated to Bangabandhu

Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty (left) and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman (right)

It is for the first time that Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty composed a Raag named “MOITREE”.

A Raag dedicated to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman-jee with elements of Maitree, India Bangladesh friendship.

It is a newly composed Raag but with fully Traditional and Classical rules of Raga music. Three compositions will be presented.

All the three songs (written in Sanskrit, Hindi and Bengali languages) are newly composed. The Sanskrit one is composed by world famous Philosopher Dr. Arindam Chakraborti, professor of Hawaii University, USA The Hindi lyric is composed by Dr. Susmita Basu Majumder and developed by Dr. Ravi Burman, a famous professor of Hindi and the Bengali song is written by Ajoy-jee's student, young maestro and composer Sri Anal Chatterjee. All the three songs are musically composed by Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty.

The occasion of 50th Independence of Bangladesh and the completion of 100 years of Most Respected Bangabandhu Mujibur Rahman-jee are mentioned in all these compositions. It’s a historical programme in presence of both the Hon'ble Prime Ministers of India and Bangladesh. This unique attitude of friendship of both the countries is also mentioned in the lyrics.

Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty's announcement: