The song Abundance In Millets was released to boost awareness around the importance of millets as the world is celebrating the year 2023 as the International Year of Millets.
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s song Abundance in Millets, which has been sung by singers Falu and Gaurav Shah has received nominations for Grammy 2024 under the Best Global Music Performance category. The song Abundance In Millets was released to boost awareness around the importance of millets as the world is celebrating the year 2023 as the International Year of Millets.
While the Shah couple has sung the song, it includes a portion of PM Modi’s speech on international millet year. In the snippet of the PM’s quotes, he is heard talking about adapting millets as part of our lifestyle. He says it will benefit the farmers of the country. The song was released on June 16 across streaming platforms.
The song along with the video captures the cultivation of millet in India and narrates how it can play a crucial role in curbing hunger. The song promotes the consumption of millets among people from all walks of life as it is also very nutritious and can benefit the overall health of a person.
NOTE: The year 2023 has been designated as the International Year of Millets, after a proposal for it was brought forward by India and endorsed by the members of the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) governing bodies as well as the 75th Session of the UN General Assembly.
Listen to Abundance In Millets song here
The video for our single “Abundance in Millets” is out now. A song written and performed with honorable Prime Minister @narendramodi to help farmers grow millets and help end world hunger. @UN declared this year as The International Year of Millets! pic.twitter.com/wKXThL2R5Z
— Falu (@FaluMusic) June 28, 2023
The Prime Minister unveiled the album cover of the song “Abundance in Millets” during his four-day visit to the US in June this year.
Earlier, the Prime Minister also lauded Shah for the song ‘Abundance in Millets’, which raises awareness regarding healthy and environment-friendly millets. Prime Minister Modi also appreciated her for bringing the people of India and the US together through her music. Falguni bagged the Best Children’s Music Album Grammy for ‘A Colourful World’ on April 4, 2022, saying that, to her surprise, PM Modi also extended his best wishes for winning her first-ever Grammy.
Others nominated are Arooj Aftab, Vijay Iyer and Shahzad Ismaily for “Shadow Forces”, Burna Boy for “Alone”, Davido for “Feel”, Silvana Estrada for “Milagro Y Disastre”, Béla Fleck, Edgar Meyer and Zakir Hussain featuring Rakesh Chaurasia for “Pashto”, Ibrahim Maalouf featuring Cimafunk and Tank and the Bangas for “Todo Colores”.