INDIAN Consul General Manish is requesting all members of Indian diaspora living in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Yukon and North West Territories to sing the Indian National Anthem as India celebrates the “Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.”
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his “Man Ki Baat” address on July 25 urged citizens to sing the country’s national anthem to create a “Rashtra Gaan” record, as part of the celebration of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.
In this regard, a web portal https://rashtragaan.in has been created by India’s Ministry of Culture. Indian Diaspora members can upload their own video singing the national anthem on the web portal. Follow the steps below for singing and uploading your video.
i. Open web portal link: https://rashtragaan.in.
ii. Click on “Proceed” or on the right click at bottom right (in case of mobile devices).
iii. Enter your name in the box below the headline “Please enter your name here” and select the correct option in “Your Age Group”. Enter the country’s name from where the video is being recorded/uploaded. Then click on “Let’s Sing” or on the right click at bottom right (in case of mobile devices).
iv. Align your face to the screen (at this stage the portal may ask for permission to record audio and video from the device being used).
v. Once the face is aligned, press on “Record: The national anthem music will start playing after a countdown from 3 and the text of the national anthem (in Hindi) will be visible for the use of those recording a video.
vi. Once the video has been recorded, there will be an option to listen to the recording before uploading or restart (this will initiate the process on the portal ab-initio). If the individual is satisfied with the playback of the recording, press upload to enable the portal to save the video.
vii. Download (certificate of participation) and share it in your respective social media platforms with the tag #Rashtragaan.