A tribute to India's diversity and rich culture on the eve of our country's 62nd year of Independence.
Republic Day parade at Rajpath,
Jana-Gana-Mana by Rabindranath.
Moonlit Taj Mahal,
Fuchkas at Victoria Memorial.
Gulal and bhang on Holi,
Deepawali with Diyas and Rangoli.
Centuries of cricket maestro Sachin,
Vishwanathan Anand's brainstorming.
Singing sensation Shreya,
Diva of beauty Aishwarya.
Sindur and bindi,
Doli and Baraati.
Choodiyaan and payal,
Shringaar and kajal.
Sea beaches of Goa,
Backwaters of Kerala.
Bhangra and Kathakali,
Bharathnatyam and Manipuri.
Tamil, Telegu, Oriya and Bengali,
United in national language Hindi.
Colours of saffron, white and green,
In the centre the navy blue wheel.
Proud to be an Indian!