CNN-IBN, Radio City pay musical ode to 7/11


MUMBAI: The train-blast horror of 7/11 still echoes in every Mumbaikar’s mind. On the first anniversary of the bomb blasts, CNN-IBN and IBN 7 have tied-up with Radio City 91.1 FM to present a musical ode to pay tribute to the people affected.

Written by Piyush Mishra and composed and sung by Shankar Mahadevan, the bhajan is a hard-hitting message to terrorists who target and claim innocent lives.

The bhajan will be played at various points during the day on 11 July. The bhajan is a part of CNN-IBN’s special programming, Lest we forget, that looks back on the events and aftermath of 7/11 and analyses where we stand a year later.

The channel will also present prayers for Mumbai at 6 pm, reveal heart-wrenching accounts of survivors on 30 Minutes: Survivor Tales at 7:30 pm, share stories of first-hand witnesses on the Citizen Journalist Special at 8:30 pm and finally a one-hour special programme at, Lest we forget at 10 pm.