New Delhi [Inida], March 16 (ANI): Parliament deputy Ripun Bora on Friday presented a private resolution in Rajya Sabha, seeking an amendment to the national anthem and replacing the word ‘Sindh’ with the ‘northeastern’ region.
Bora, moving the resolution, explained that the word ‘Sindh’ representing the province of Sindh, which is no longer part of India but Pakistan, should be removed and added a word that represents the ‘Northeast’ region, an important part from the country.
The deputy of the Assam Congress sought an amendment to the national anthem and the replacement of the words.
“The northeast is an important part of India, it is unfortunate that it is not part of the National Anthem, on the other hand, Sindh is mentioned, which is no longer part of India but Pakistan, which is a hostile country,” Bora He told ANI.
The resolution mentions that the northeast region does not find any mention in the National Anthem.
“Then the president of India, Dr. Rajendra Prasad, in a statement on January 24, 1950 said that the composition composed of words and music known as ‘Jana Gana Mana’ is the National Anthem of India subject to alterations in the words of the Government of India can authorize as the opportunity arises, “said the resolution.