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When was the Jana Gana Mana adopted as our national anthem?

On January 24, 1950, Jana Gana Mana, written by Rabindranath Tagore, was officially adopted by the Constituent Assembly as the Indian national anthem. But it was first sung at the Calcutta Session of the Indian National Congress on 27 December 1911.

india Updated: Aug 10, 2011 11:25 IST
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First Published: Aug 10, 2011 11:22 IST