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Mahatma Gandhi's favourite bhajan ‘Vaishnava Jan To’ goes global 

1. As part of the 150th Birth Anniversary Celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi, artists from over 124 countries have contributed musically in paying homage to Mahatma Gandhi through his favourite bhajan 'Vaishnav Jan To Tene Kahiye'. Today, on Gandhi Jayanti, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi launched a medley version of the famous bhajan by artists from over 40 countries, during the Closing ceremony of the Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Conference in the presence of the Secretary General of the United Nations Antonio Gutierrez, External Affairs Minister Smt. Sushma Swaraj, Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation Sushri Uma Bharti and other prominent personalities.

2. The famous Gujarati hymn was penned by the 15th century poet Narsimha Mehta and was one of the favourite bhajans of Mahatma Gandhi who included it into the roster of prayers routinely sung before his meetings.

3. The fusion video has been released by the Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on 02 Oct 2018 during the launching event of "Swachhata Hi Seva 2018" and Culmination of Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Convention.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEXlPH0Y-BI
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