Vande Mataram : National Song of India: GK Facts

The National Song of India Vande Mataram was written by 'Bankim Chandra Chatterjee'.

The poem is from Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay's 1882 novel Anandamath.

Background of the novel Anandamath is Sannyasi Rebellion in Bengal.

Vande Mataram was first sung in political context by Rabindranath Tagore at 1896 Kolkata Session of Indian National Congress.

Vande Mataram was adopted as National Song of India by the Constituent Assembly on 24 January 1950.

The music of National song is by Jadunath Bhattacharya.

Vande Mataram was translated into English by Sri Aurobindo Ghose.

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