NCERT Solutions for Class 10 English Main Course Book Unit 6 National Integration Chapter 4 Mile Sur Mera Tumhara
CBSE Class 10 English Main Course Book Unit 6 National Integration Chapter 4 Mile Sur Mera Tumhara
Jog your memory for interesting and memorable slogans you may have come across :
|Airlines Slogan :||‘The Joy of Flying’ ‘A Great Way To Fly’ ‘Lower Fares, Fewer Restrictions’|
|Adult Education Campaign Slogan :||‘Each One Teach One’.|
|Struggle For Independence Slogan :||‘Jai Hind’, ‘Dilli Chalo‘Bande Matrarri|
|Polio Eradication Slogan :||‘Do Boond Jindagi Ki’|
|Eye Donation Slogan :||‘LIGHT up A Life, Donate Your EYE’|
|Blood Donation Slogan :||‘Your One Drop Can Save A Life’ ‘Donate Blood, Save Lives’|
Look at the pictures given below, frame short, interesting and creative slogans :
(a) ‘When You Educate A Girl Child, You Educate A Nation’.
(b) ‘Follow Traffic Rules, Save Your Future’.
(c) ‘AIDS, Ending The Silence : Listen, Learn, Live’.
(d) ‘From Kashmir To Kanyakumari, We Are One’.
Work with your partner and write six prominent features of Indian identity.
MILE SUR MERA TUMHARA
‘Ek sur’ (meaning One Tune) or ‘Mile Sur Mera Tumhara’ as it is better known, is an Indian song and accompanying video feature promoting national integration and unity in diversity.
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Making of ‘Ek Sur’ or ‘Mile Sur Mera Tumhara’
‘Ek Sur’ or ‘Mile Sur Mera Tumhara’ is an Indian song with Video. Its main aim was to promote national integration and oneness of India. The concept of this song was developed by Lok Seva Sanchar Parishad in 1988. It was promoted by Doordarshan and India’s Ministry of Information. Ashok Patki composed this song. It was co-composed and arranged by Louis Banks and written by Piyush Pandey. It was a project conceived and directed by Suresh Mullick. A group of people including musicians, sportsmen, film stars etc, participated in the recording of this song.
Aim of ‘Mile Sur’ Mera Tumhara
This national integration video aimed at creating a feeling of pride and promoting unity among Indians and highlighting the different communities and societies of India. You can call it ‘India’s Unity In Diversity’.
‘Mile Sur’ was telecast for the first time on 15th August 1988, after the telecast of the Prime Minister’s speech from the ramparts of the Red Fort. This song enchanted the people of India. It achieved and maintained near anthem status. The words of this song are unique. Only one phrase ie, ‘Mile Sur Mera Tumhara, to sur Bane Hamara’ meaning ‘When my musical note and your musical note mingle, it becomes our musical note’-has been repeated in fourteen Indian Languages. It ends by fading into the final musical notes of the Indian National Anthem—‘Jana Gana Mana’.
Languages in ‘Mile Sur …’
Fourteen Indian languages used in this song are : Hindi, Kashmiri, Urdu, Punjabi, Sindhi, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam, Bangla, Assamese, Oriya, Gujarati and Marathi.
Phir Mile Sur Mera Tumhara-Second Version :
After twenty years of the original first public appearance, the song was re-recorded with an updated cast for telecast on the Republic Day ie, 26 January, 2010 by Zoom TV. Title of this new version is ‘Phir Mile Sur Mera Tumhara’.
Many Indian musicians, singers, sports- persons and film personalities of the present generation have participated in the new version. It runs for 16 minutes 17 seconds longer than old version which was of 6 min 9 sec.
It has been directed by Kailash Surendra- nath who had produced the original version of ‘Mile Sur Mera Tumhara’. Its music composer is Louis Banks. He had also re-composed the original song.
Meaning of the Song
The meaning of the song is : ‘When my musical note and your musical note merge, it becomes our musical note. The brooks of music notes are flowing from every direction. They will merge into the sea finally. Then, they will pour down in the form of rain clouds’.
Arrange a video viewing of both the versions of ‘Mile Sur\ Later you may produce your own version of the song for presentation in the morning assembly.