Cover Story | Lata Mangeshkar (1929-2022)

Singing the Nation

We can begin to have a better conception of the extraordinary place of Lata in the life of the nation when we imagine how she not only embodied the nation but sang the nation

Lata Mangeshkar sings ‘Aye Mere Watan ke Logon’ in the presence of Jawaharlal Nehru on Republic Day in 1963