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17-June-2016 18:46 IST
Yog Geet Released by Ayush Minister Shri Shripad Yesso Naik

In connection with the celebration of International Day of Yoga – 2016 a Yog Geet (Song) was released by the Minister of State (IC) for AYUSH Sh. Shripad Naik at New Delhi. This song is of 3 minutes and 15 seconds in Hindi language. The song is written and produced by Deeraj Saraswat and Sh. Gandhar T.D. Jadhav and Ms. Gatha Jadhav were given their voice. The Music of the song is composed by Sh. Sumanto Ray.

As part of celebration of 2nd International Day of Yoga a National level competition for selection of a Yog Geet was organised by the Ministry of AYUSH. About one thousand entries were received for Yog Geet.

Based on the criteria laid down by the Ministry for selection of song and considering the relevance of the song, the Committee constituted for the selection of the Yog geet short-listed 19 songs, which was further referred to the Committee OF Yoga Experts constituted for the celebration of International Day of Yoga – 2016 under the chairmanship of Dr. H. R. Nagendra.

One song among the short-listed was chosen based on the better lyrics.

The details of the song are as under:

• Producer & lyrics: Sh. Dheeraj Saraswat

• Music Director: Sh. Sumanto Ray

• Singers: Sh. Gandhar T. D. Jadhav and Ms. Gatha Jadhav

• Music Arranger: Sh. Saurabh Bhonjal

• Backup Vocals: Sh. Santosh Kshatriya and Sh. Sumanto Ray