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It was originally written in Bengali

It was originally composed as ‘Bharoto Bhagyo Bidhata’ in Bengali by poet Rabindranath Tagore. The original composition of the song also had many Sanskrit words in it. It was later translated into Hindi-Urdu by Captain Abid Hasan Safrani, an Indian National Army Officer and titled as ‘Subh Sukh Chain’. The melody to this song was given by Captain Ram Singh Thakur. There is also an English version done by Tagore itself, which is referred to as ‘The Morning Song of India’.

8 lesser known facts about India's National Anthem

Several questions often go unanswered about the origin and significance of India’s National Anthem ‘Jana Gana Mana’.  As citizens we leave no stone unturned to ensure that every time it is sung or played at a public gathering, we show due respect and feel intrinsically proud of the rich heritage of India.

However, these are several factual details about the National Anthem which are not well-known. Take a closer look.

Source: Wikipedia, theculturetrip.com