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Video: Lata’s Mangeshkar’s soul-stirring song that moved then Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru to tears

Lata Mangeshkar recalled singing the song in Nehru's presence at the Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi, on January 27, 1963.

India’s singing legend Lata Mangeshkar had in 1963 famously reduced then Prime Minister Jawahar Lal to tears on Republic Day with rendition of her iconic song Ae Mere Watan Ke Logon, sung in tribute to the brave Indian soldiers who laid down their lives for the country in the 1962 war against China .

As she passed away today, heartfelt tributes have been pouring in for the legendary singer on social media. Netizens shared videos of the legendary singer performing this soul-stirring song.

Major Surendra Poonia took to Twitter and shared a clip. “Every Soldier’s Favourite Song. This song united whole Bharat. Each & Every-time! Gratitude & Salute (sic),” he wrote.