Lots of lyricists and music directors have written and composed several patriotic songs in Hindi. Moreover, it may not be a nice idea to randomly pick any patriotic song, especially for a competition! Are you wondering what could be the criteria to select a Hindi patriotic song for school competition?
To pick a patriotic song for a competition, you need to first know the basics of how Indian music works. In addition to that, the meaning of patriotism in India translates to Deshabhakti, as opposed to what it means in the rest of the world – which is Deshapremi.
So let’s get started in elaborating on these two aspects of the article.
Indian Music Basics
Let us see the criteria to choose songs in the first place. We will first understand what Indian music is made up of.
This can be called as Emotional Quotient. In my opinion, this is more important than Intelligent Quotient. While the latter takes decisions using the brain, the former uses our Mind (or heart). To feel the emotions, the right kind of Bhava plays an important role in a song.