GUWAHATI, March 21 - The theme song of the Namami Brahmaputra, a mega event being organised by Assam Government to offer collective gratitude to the mighty river, was launched by Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today.
The programme, held at the Madhab Deb Auditorium of Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra here, was attended among others singer Angaraag Mahanta (Papon), Transport Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary, Chief Secretary Vinod Kumar Pipersenia and DGP Mukesh Sahay.
The Assamese version of the song, penned by Monmoth Baishya, is sung by Papon, Archana Mahanta, Mridula Das, Zubeen Garg, Pulak Banerjee, Jitul Sonowal, Tarali Sarma, Namita Bhattacharya, Kalpana Patowary, Malabika Bora, Mayukh Hazarika, Rupam Bhuyan, Manjyotsna Goswami, Nilima Khatun, Santa Ujir, Joi Barua and Shillong Choir Group.
Twelve singers� Amitabh Bachchan, Abhijeet, Arijit Singh, Sonu Nigam, Shubha Mudgal, Kailash Kher, Shankar Mahadevan and Papon, have lent their voice to the Hindi version, Namami Brahmaputra, Kabhi Shant Bahe, Kabhi Rudra. The Hindi lyrics are by Swanand Kirkire.
Billed as India�s largest river festival, Namami Brahmaputra Festival will be held along the mighty river from Sadiya to Dhubri in 21 districts, from March 31 to April 4.