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ICCR brings composers, musicians and singers together across India

The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) brings together the composers, musicians and singers from across India

ICCR

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  12 May 2020 9:45 AM GMT

NEW DELHI: The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) brings together the composers, musicians and singers from across India contributing recordings from their homes in a beautiful musical creation "United we Fight". Written and composed by Joe Alvares, vocals by Usha Uthup, Salim Merchant, Shefali Alvares Rashid, Benny Dayal, Sonam Kalra, Chandan's Bala Kalyan, Joe Alvares, Salome and Samira, and music by Tubby, Pandit Ravi Chari, Pandit Rakesh Chaurasiya and Ustad Faisal Qureshi is a rendition weaving English lyrics in the notes and beats of Indian classical music, spreading message of _Vasudeva kutumbakam_ - the world is one family and a message of hope, joy, resilience, fighting spirit and never say die attitude of all in our collective fight against Corona.

COVID-19 has spread its impact on the humanity cutting across all boundaries, physical and social, of nations, caste, class, colour, religion and belief systems bringing entire humanity on one plane. But United we stand steadfast helping, assisting, sharing knowledge, cooperating and coordinating with each other cutting across these very boundaries fighting as ONE force against Corona. The song is dedicated to the world by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) of India, stated a press release.

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