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O Mur Apunar Dex

অ’ মোৰ আপোনাৰ দেশ
English: O my dearest country
O mûr apûnar dex
Emblem Of Assam

State anthem of Assam (de facto)
Lyrics Lakshminath Bezbaroa
Music Kamala Prasad Agarwala
Adopted 1927

O Mur Apunar Dex (অ’ মোৰ আপোনাৰ দেশ O mûr apûnar dex in Assamese) is the state song or state anthem of Assam, India. It was written by Lakshminath Bezbaroa and attuned by Kamala Prasad Agarwala. The song itself is from among the finest poems created by Laxminath Bezbaroa. It was first published in 1909 in an Assamese magazine named Bahi ("flute"). It was officially adopted as the Assam's state song in 1927 at Ôxôm Satrô Xônmilôn ("Assam Student Conference") held in Tezpur. The song is also included in Kadamkali authored by Bezbaroa. It is the most popular Assamese patriotic song of all time .[1] The song has now translated version in other languages / dialects of the North East India.

The song

Notation of O mor aponaar dekh

This is the English transliteration of the song.[2] It was translated to Mising Language by noted linguist Tabu Taid.[3]

Assamese[2] Transliteration English [3]

অ’ মোৰ আপোনাৰ দেশ
অ’ মোৰ চিকুণী দেশ
এনেখন সুৱলা, এনেখন সুফলা
এনেখন মৰমৰ দেশ ।

অ’ মোৰ সুৰীয়া মাত
অসমৰ সুৱদি মাত
পৃথিৱীৰ ক'তো বিচাৰি জনমটো
নোপোৱা কৰিলেও পাত ।

অ’ মোৰ ওপজা ঠাই
অ’ মোৰ অসমী আই
চাই লওঁ এবাৰ মুখনি তোমাৰ
হেঁপাহ মোৰ পলোৱা নাই ।

O mûr apûnar dex
O mûr sikuni dex
Ênêkhôn xuwôla, ênêkhôn xuphôla
Ênêkhôn môrômôr dex

O mûr xuriya mat
Ôxômôr xuwodi mat
Prithiwir kotû, bisari jônômtû
Nûpûwa korileo pat

O mûr ûpôja thai
O mûr ôxômi ai
Sai lôõ êbar, mukhôni tûmar
Hêpah mûr pôlûwa nai.

O my endearing motherland
O my enchanting motherland
So euphonious, so bounteous
So near and dear a motherland

O my euphonious voice
The melodic voice of Assam
Nowhere in the world, you can ever find
even if you scour through life.

O my land of birth
O my mother Assam
Let me have one, look at your face
My heart hasn't been sated.

(Key: D major
Rhythm: Waltz)
(Translated by Krishna Dulal Barua)

Song profile

The song profile is given as follows.[4]

Title = O Mur Apunar Dex
Artist= Chorus
Description = State anthem
Duration = 0:57

Notes

  1. ^ "Encyclopedia of Indian Literature Volume 1, 1989, pagina 416-418.
  2. ^ a b Baruah, Krishna Dulal (May 2004). "O mor aponar dex". Xongitor byobohari xutro aru guitar (2nd ed.). Ananta Hazarika, Banalata. p. 46. 
  3. ^ a b [1]
  4. ^ "Song profile". Retrieved 2009-09-24. 

References

1.The original translation of Krishna Dulal Barua http://indianreview.in/o-mur-apunar-desh/

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