April 15: The Pakistani Army on Sunday claimed that an Indian legislator had copied its anthem and dedicated it to the Indian armed forces.
Thakur Raja Singh Lodh, a BJP member of the Telangana Assembly representing the Goshamahal constituency in Hyderabad, had tweeted: “My new song which will be released on 14th April at 11:45 AM on the occasion of #SriRamNavami is dedicated to our #IndianArmy forces.”
However, as Mr. Lodh shared a snippet of the song on social media, the Pakistani Army claimed that it was a copy of a song released by its media wing on March 23 for Pakistan Day. The song was written by Sahir Ali Bagga.
“Glad that you copied. But copy to speak the truth as well,” Pakistan Army spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor tweeted.