Mamata Banerjee pens lyrics of Durga puja theme song

first_imgMamata Banerjee’s sop for Durga Puja  Popular singer and West Bengal Minister of State for Culture Indranil Sen has lent voice to the lyrics.Mr. Sen, who regaled the audience at the Netaji Indoor Stadium with the song during the function said, “There is a devotional side in the lines Jai Maa Jai Durga…”“The lyrics have been penned by Didi [Mamata] and it is the theme song of a prominent puja committee. I am happy to be associated with it,” she said.Even during the last year’s Durga puja event, the Chief Minister composed the theme song of Suruchi Sangha puja Boichitrer muktoy gantha ekotar monihar (the jewel of unity is stitched with a string of pearls of diversity).Last year, singer Shreya Ghosal lent her voice to the theme song.Suruchi Sangha is one of the most popular Durga pujas of the city West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has composed the theme song for a popular Kolkata Durga puja this year.Ms. Banerjee said on Monday at a function with organisers of Durga puja committees that the lyrics are aimed at bringing back the spirit of agomoni  (traditional Bengali songs invoking the goddess) songs in theme music once again.“I had been asked by Arup [Ms. Banerjee’s Cabinet colleague Arup Biswas] to compose the theme song for his Durga puja (Suruchi Sangha) and I decided to retain the spirit of Agomoni songs like Ja Devi Sarbabhuteshu  in my lyrics. Hope it will be liked by everyone,” she said.Also Readlast_img

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