SHUBH DIN Lyrics
Mann upji phulwari re
Saaje gaaje baaje goonje
Sapno ri yue kilkari re
Van upvan abhinandan karta
Chhayin dhaka panihari re
These friendly paths sing the tunes of happiness. The heart blooms just like a garden.
Everywhere, the outcry of dreams echo far and wide. The forests and orchards are applauding its arrival. Colours of joy are spread all around!
Shubh Din paints a picture of an awaited day: an important day for India's military as they get set to test their nuclear bombs.
WORD- Sajni: Female friend, Mangal: Happiness, Phulwari: Garden, Abhivandan: Applaud, Kilkari - High pitched sound.
Hui jashan ki yeh taiyari re
Mann alsaayo ghan barsayo
Tann sukhwalo jee re
Aayo re shubh din aayo re
Eat sweets and take a peak around what is about to happen. These are the preparations for a grand celebration!
The hearts leap in excitement as the thunder rolls through. Bodies are moving about with joy! Finally, the auspicious day has come!
FACT - The Auspicious day (Shubh Din) referred to here is 11 May 1998. On this day, Pokhran-II was initiated - the detonation of two fission bombs.
On May 13th, 1998, two additional bombs were detonated post which Prime Minister, Vajpayee declared India as a complete nuclear state.
WORD- Phaanko: To chuck in mouth through ones palm, Jhaanko: To peek, Jashan: Celebration, Ghan: Thunder, Shubh Din - Auspicious day.
Sooraj so chamkeelo aayo
O din ye pyaaro kismat walo aayo re
Mangal gaavo shubh din aayo
Bali bali jaao shubh shubh din aayo
Misri baanto shubh din aayo
Its saffron coloured. It shines brightly like the sun. It has brought with it good fortune.
We welcome this day of destiny. Sing with happiness- the auspicious day has arrived. Stay strong. Distribute sweets to all.
WORD- Kesari: Saffron, Misri: Sweet, Baanto: Distribute, Padharo - Welcome, Bali - Strong.
FACT -Misri(last line) also known as Rock Candy are sweets whose origins can be traced back to Iran, Persia and India. Misri is usually distributed on an auspicious occasion.
Arey lok phurao shubh din aayo
Rang udaao shubh shubh din aayo
Phool sajao shubh din aayo
Jashan Manao Aao jee
Dance and jump around- the auspicious day has arrived. Everyone come together. Throw colours around. Decorate the place with flowers. Celebrate and sing with joy!
WORD- Jhoomna: To swirl, Sajaana: To embellish.
FACT - May 11 (Shubh Din) is official declared as National Technology Day in India by the Government.