'Main Bharat Hoon...’: ECI's song to nudge voters for upcoming elections wins internet

The song was screened in the presence of the President on the 13th National Voter's Day (NVD) on January 25, 2023.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  4 Feb 2023 6:30 AM GMT
Main Bharat Hoon...’: ECIs song to nudge voters for upcoming elections wins internet

Election Commission of India's song 'Main Bharat Hoon, Hum Bharat ke Matdata Hain' is breaking social media. The song was produced in collaboration with Subhash Ghai Foundation to nudge voters for upcoming elections., Election Commission of India (ECI) is gearing up for the nine Assembly Elections this year and the Lok Sabha polls early next year.

The song was screened in the presence of the President on the 13th National Voter's Day (NVD) on January 25, 2023. Since its launch, the multilingual song has got over 3.5 lakh views and 5.6 lakh impressions on four major social media platforms. 'No Voter to be Left Behind', is the motive of the song. It is a part of its voter education program. The song is aimed not only at educating the voters regarding their rights and responsibility toward strengthening democracy but also at enthusing them for greater participation in the electoral process.

The song was finalized after several interactions between Subhash Ghai and Rajiv Kumar, Chief Election Commissioner, Anup Chandra Pandey, EC, and Arun Goel, EC. “The song is dedicated to each voter who takes cognizance of their national duty and casts their ballot beating all odds. The song tends to inspire new voters, enthuse future voters and young voters, and reflects the aspirations of centenarian voters, service voters, and PwD voters. It celebrates women voters who have shown faith in democracy and outnumbered male voters in the 2019 elections. The song attempts to contribute to NVD 2023 theme of ‘Nothing like voting, I vote for sure,” Chief Election Commissioner said.

The song is sung in Hindi and 12 regional languages viz. Bengali, Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Assamese, Odia, Kashmiri, and Santali. The chorus of the song 'Mai Bharat Hoon' is uniform in all the versions. ECI icon Pankaj Tripathi graced the celebration of the 13th National Voters' Day in New Delhi. Anil Kapoor, Sidharth Malhotra, R. Madhavan, Subodh Bhave, Prosenjit Chatterjee, Mohanlal, Kapil Bora, Suriya, Gippy Grewal, Shubman Gill, Harshal Patel, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Yuzvendra Chahal, Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer are also seen in the song video.

Every Indian is proud to say that 'I am India' (Main Bharat Hoon) because they know the power of the individual vote to elect the best of executives to govern and build our country. This song has been designed to aspire each VOTER to be one of the best architects of modern India, who understand their duty as well as their right to vote for their nation. The song is causing a frenzy on social media, especially among youngsters. They believe that the song brings out solidarity and oneness among the people of India and is a nice initiative towards encouraging people and especially the youth to vote.

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