A music on millets that includes Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been nominated for this yr’s Grammy Awards. The music highlights the well being advantages and the federal government’s efforts to advertise the nutritious cereal.
The music, ‘Abundance of Millets’, options Indian-American Grammy-winning singer Falu (Falguni Shah) and her husband and singer Gaurav Shah, and was launched in June this yr.
“Prime Minister Modi has written a music with me and my husband Gaurav Shah,” Falu advised PTI.
She mentioned the concept to put in writing a music about millets got here when she met Prime Minister Modi in Delhi final yr after successful the Grammy, including that Prime Minister Modi instructed to her she ought to write a music with a message of ending starvation throughout their dialogue on the ability of music to deliver change and uplift humanity.
Falu earlier advised PTI that she “naively” requested the Prime Minister if he might write a music on millets.
The music celebrates the Worldwide 12 months of the Millets, which was declared by the United Nations, this yr.
The proposal was introduced ahead by India and endorsed by Members of the UN’s Meals and Agriculture Group (FAO) Governing Our bodies and the seventy fifth Session of the UN Normal Meeting.
The Modi authorities has been selling millet as a nutritious cereal, highlighting its well being advantages and the way it may also help alleviate poverty.
The cereal was even a part of the menu of PM Modi’s State Dinner when he visited the US.