This song, written by Azimullah Khan during the 1857 revolt and is considered as the first national song in India.
We are its owner, Hindustan is ours.
Our nation is sacred, dearer than heaven
World is aglow with the light of it soul
How old, how new, best of all world
Our very own, Hindustan is ours.
Flow of Ganga & Yamuna, makes our land fertile
Overhead snow-clad mountains-our sentry towering
Below, trumpets of sea, beating against coasts
From mines gold & diamond overflow
Our pomp and splendor, best in the world
Then came firangi from far land cast a magical spell
Looted our dear land with both hands
Today, the martyrs call upon whole nation-
Break the shackles of slavery, pour out fire
Hindu, Muslim, Sikh, all beloved brothers
This is the flag of our Freedom
Hail & salute it.
The original –
Ham hain iske malik,
Pak watan hai kaum ka,
jannat se bhi pyara…
Ye hai hamari milkiyat,
Iski ruhaniyat se roshan
hai jag sara…
Kitna kadeem, kitna naeem,
sab duniya se nyara.
Karti hai jarkhez jise
gango-jaman ki dhara…
Upar barphila parvat,
Neeche sahil par bajta,
sagar ka nakkara…
Iski khanein ugal rahi hain,
Iski shan-o-shaukat ka
duniya mein jaykara…
Aya phirangi door se,
aisa mantar mara.
Loota donon haath se,
pyara watan hamara…
Aj shahidon ne hai tumhein
ahle watan lalkara.
Todo ghulami ki zanjeerein,
hamara bhai-bhai pyara.
Yeh hai azadi ka jhanda,
ise salaam hamara…