Modi lauds Salim-Sulaiman’s patriotic song

By Author  |  Published: 15th Aug 2017  6:02 pm

Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has praised composer duo Salim-Sulaiman Merchant for composing a patriotic song titled “Mera desh hi dharam” on the occasion of Indias 71st Independence Day. The song is a dedication to the Indian Armed Forces.

Modi on Tuesday tweeted: “Lovely rendition Salim Merchant bhai and Sulaiman Bhai. You convey a very strong message through the video ‘Mera desh hi dharam’.”

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On Monday, when the song was published on YouTube, Salim had tweeted: “I am an Indian. ‘Mera desh hi dharam’. Thank you Narendra Modi ji for the inception of this song.”
The lyrics of the track were penned by Sandeep Srivastava.