Patriotic Songs of India
A patriotic song is a song that
demonstrates love for one's country. It may be an official National Anthem,
National Song or may not be. It is often sung on national holidays. Common
themes include love of country, or have themes that glorify self-sacrifice;
others focus on a land's beauty, history, or ideals.
We here present a collection of patriotic songs, in hindi known as Rastriya Geet
or Desh Bhakti Geet, with their lyrics in Hindi and English.
|The Mughal Empire, ruled most of the Indian Subcontinent between
1526 and 1857, was founded by the Babur in 1526, when he defeated
Ibrahim Lodi, the last of the Delhi Sultans at the First Battle of
|Arrived in 1608, The British first established a territorial
foothold in the Indian subcontinent when Company-funded soldiers
commanded by Robert Clive defeated the Nawab of Bengal - Siraj Ud Daulah
at the Battle of Plassey in 1757.
|The initial Indian Rebellion of 1857 was sparked when soldiers
serving in the British East India Company's British Army mutinied and
Indian kingdoms rebelled against the British.
|The British had direct or indirect control over all of present-day
India by the early 19th century.
|The Quit India Movement (Bharat Chhodo Andolan) or the August
Movement was a civil disobedience movement in India launched in August
1942 in response to Gandhi's call for immediate independence of India.
|On 3 June 1947, Viscount Lord Mountbatten, the last British
Governor-General of India, announced the partitioning of the British
Indian Empire into a India and a Pakistan. On 14 August 1947, Pakistan
was declared a separate nation. At midnight, on 15 August 1947, India
became an independent nation.