India | Uttaranchal

Basanti Song

Basanti is a seasonal song native to Uttaranchal. The word ‘basanti’ is derived from ‘basant’, which means the spring season. This song, sung mostly in the hilly regions, welcomes the spring season, which brings about new lease of life in nature. The words praise the changes seen in nature, especially the blooming of flowers.

The Basanti song is sung either in solo or in group.

Updated on 7th June, 2005


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