An Indian City Stops For 52 Seconds With ‘Jana Gana Mana’ Chant
On the completion of 75 years of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’, Banaras city came to a standstill for 52 seconds with Jana Gana Mana on 15th August.
At 9 o’clock on Monday, on the occasion of Maa Tujhe Pranam Mahotsav, Banaras came to a complete stop for 52 seconds as a celebration of 75 years of Amrit Mahotsav.
At 8.59 a.m., all of the city’s intersections had red lights. Playing sirens, announcements were broadcast to all of the city’s LEDs and microphones. The national anthem then began to play simultaneously at each intersection.
Public address system and LED screen were used to broadcast it. Playing the role of a responsible citizen, the people of Banaras halted their progress and cautiously proceeded to Jana Gana Mana. Cheers for Maa Bharati and gallant sons were heard after the national anthem.
A beautiful glimpse of the city’s Lahurabir, Church, Maidagin, Patel Chowk, Maldahiya, Manduadih, Rath Yatra, and Lanka Crossroads could be seen during this.
People stopped moving no matter where they were as soon as the national anthem began at the busy Lanka crossroads every second.
Children, teenagers, and adults wearing the colors of freedom all halted for 52 seconds while singing the national anthem.
The country’s freedom was saluted by spectators in the attendance of traffic cops and Lanka police. On behalf of a few social organizations, the citizens were also given tricolor flags.
On Independence Day, the mass national anthem was sung at the Lahurabir crossroads as part of the Maa Tujhe Pranam event. There was a total standstill in traffic at this moment.