Singer Abhijit Ghoshal sings for inmates of Varanasi Central Jail

Bringing some melody into the lives of the inmates of Central Jail, Varanasi, a tune concert that includes singer Abhijit Ghoshal of track 'Jashn Hai Jeet Ka' repute was once held organised lately. The inmates accrued in large numbers to witness the are living performance. Some sat at the flooring of the huge lawn of the prison whilst the remaining most popular to face to benefit from the event that kick-started with a Ganesh Vandana followed via the iconic devotional track 'Allah Tero Naam.'
(L-R) Ambrish Gaur (Senior Jail Superintendent, Central Jail), DP Singh (Deputy Jailor Central Jail) with Abhijit Ghoshal (BCCL/ Unmesh Pandey)

Despite a distance between the singer and the audience, an instantaneous attach could be felt between the 2 as Bollywood songs began to fill in the air. 'Chhoo Kar Mere Mann Ko','Mere Naina Saawan Bhadon', 'Kuchh Toh Log Kahenge', have been one of the vital soulful numbers that Abhijit rendered. Turning the mood peppy, he sang 'Mere Sapano Ki Raani' too. "Yeh sab ka gaana hai, aap sab bhi gaiyye," he coaxed the inmates to sing along.

Prisoners dancing at the event (BCCL/ Unmesh Pandey)

Later, the singer was once joined in via Ambrish Gaur, Senior Jail Superintendent, and DP Singh, Deputy Jailor, who crooned songs like 'Chingari Koi Bhadke' together with him. This was once welcomed via the inmates with a loud applause.

(L) DIG Jail BS Yadav (R) Ashok and Rajesh Gaur (BCCL/ Unmesh Pandey)

A medley of Mohd Rafi songs followed next. The actual a laugh on the other hand began as the singer crooned some Holi songs, inviting the inmates to bop. Song 'Rang Barse' made one of the vital inmates transfer to the beats whilst seated at the flooring but as different Holi songs like 'Jai Jai Shiv Shankar', 'Khelenge Hum Holi', 'Balam Pichkari' have been belted out there was once no stopping the inmates who stepped out at the flooring to bop with homosexual abandon. With birthday party songs like 'Mein Jat Yamala Pagla Deewana', 'Toh Chaalu Ho Pyajama Party' and 'Ohh La La' including to the thrill.

Prisoners dancing at the event (BCCL/ Unmesh Pandey)

Addressing the audience Abhijit, said, "The Holi songs reminded me of my days in Allahabad where these songs were an essential part of the festival. Though I have held concerts across the country, there have been few occasions where I had the opportunity to sing in UP, so today it was like homecoming."

(L) Javed Ali (R) Dr Abhishek (BCCL/ Unmesh Pandey)

Some of the inmates additionally got the risk to be part of the performance as accompanists. Javed Ali, a homicide convict, who's pursuing Diploma route in vocal tune from Prayag Sangeet Samiti, Allahabad, was once at the harmonium. "Music has always been a passion for me and has in fact helped me to complete my sentence so far," he said. Other inmates like Rajesh Gaur and Ashok have been on dholak and tabla, respectively, right through the performance.

"The idea behind holding such events is to break the monotony in the lives of the inmates. We ensure that there is enough entertainment in their life for which we organise different events including sports activity and musical programmes," said BS Yadav, DIG , Jail, Varanasi vary.
Singer Abhijit Ghoshal sings for inmates of Varanasi Central Jail Singer Abhijit Ghoshal sings for inmates of Varanasi Central Jail Reviewed by Kailash on December 08, 2018 Rating: 5
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