— Zoramthanga (@ZoramthangaCM) October 30, 2020
Aizawl(Mizoram), Nov 1 : PM Narendra Modi has extolled a four-year-old girl in Mizoram for singing a contemporary version of the national song “Vande Mataram”.
Modi retweeted Esther Hnamte’s performance video which was first tweeted by Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga. “Adorable and admirable! Proud of Esther Hnamte for this rendition,” said Modi in his tweet on Saturday late night.
Four-year-old Esther Hnamte from Mizoram caught the attention of Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga who tweeted the video of the girl’s rendition of ‘Maa Tujhe Salaam, Vande Mataram’ .”Mesmerizing Esther Hnamte, a 4-years-old kid from Lunglei, Mizoram singing Maa Tujhe Salaam; Vande Mataram,” CM Zoramthanga tweeted.
Oscar award winning renowned Indian musician A.R. Rahman who had rendered the popular version also praised Esther and tweeted her video with the caption, “When you are showered with cuteness and love. Esther (4 years)”.
The baby girls video has gone viral on social media with the full clip available of her performance in YouTube with the caption, “Dear brothers and sisters, Be proud that you are an Indian, it is a land of love, care and affection.
“So lovely the variety in languages, cultures, lifestyle. Let us stand together to be good sons and daughters for our motherland inspite of the diversities…”
The baby girl’s YouTube channel has over 78,000 subscribers and till Sunday afternoon attracted 614,763 viewers after the the video was uploaded on October 25.
Hnamte’s video has quite a few professional shots taken in different locations of the mountainous Mizoram .
In the 3.54 minute video, Hnamte in a white shirt and black skirt, with a ribbon pinned to the collar and holding an Indian national flag.
With Agency inputs