WHAT’S WRONG IN “VANDE MATARAM” ? 

The root of the Sanskrit word Vande is Vand, which appears in Rigveda which means “to praise, celebrate, laud, salute respectfully” and the word “Mataram” has Indo-European roots in Matar- (Sanskrit),  méter (Greek),  mâter (Latin)  which mean “mother”. “Vande Mataram”, originally pronounced as ‘Bande Mataram’ is a poem written in 1875 by Bankim …

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