The total revenue receipt of the state government is Rs 65,m acutely aware that my existence in comparison so far,has beenpedestrian indeed Thats why I find people like Danish singer-dancer Anita Lerche36fascinating I had never heard of Lerche till last weekwhen at a party of12-14 people in West Endmostly foreignersa gorgeous blonde with a Playboy figure burst into a Punjabi song called Aaoji Lerche sang in what is referred to as thet Punjabi which basically means the accent is perfect and native (Even Punjabis these days tend to speak with a Hindi influenced tone) Wearing glass bangles and a traditional bindiLerche accompanied the song with the giddathe Punjabi dance she picked up while learning the language Theres something heartwarming about any foreigner whos made an effort to learn an Indian language but its mind boggling to meet someone who has decided that her future career lies in singing in a regional Indian language shed never heard of five years ago Lerche has been singing jazz and opera since the age of sevenhas a degree in Musical Theatre from Denmark and her story is fairly typical of many foreigners who come to India; she came for a yoga and meditation course but while trekking in Manalithings took a spin She met some people from the Punjab music industry who invited her to Hoshiarpur to learn folk songs The restif not alreadywill soon be history Lerche saysshe was instantly mesmerized by Punjabi musicshe fell in love with the interiors of Punjab and over the next yeardiligently wrote the folk songs in Roman Englishmemorized them and developed her own phonetic translation The result was an album called Heer From Denmark inspired by the legend of Heer-Ranjha She has a video called Gori that she tells me is a big hit on Punjabi music channels (check it out on You Tubeits got 200000-something hits) Its safe to say that shes probably the only Danish girl singing in Punjabithough shes something of a linguist and sings in 16 other languages as well As all artists acknowledgethere are many fabulous singers out therebut few great performers Lerche scores because she is totally uninhibited with terrific energyand a delight to watchperforming the gidda For a gori with the right lachakssinging our tunesthe skys the limit Her plan is to sing at weddingscorporate functions and hold occasional concerts Whats interesting also isfor someone like Lerchethe future is herenot in Denmark Delhi is teeming with foreignersmost of whom no longer live on Shanti Path or hold UN-type jobs Theyre just regular folk looking to make a living in the Eastmuch like we did all these decades going West (hutkay [email protected]) For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Related News Police said the diagnostic kit, Pune Municipal Commissioner Kunal Kumar said the election data made public was “preliminary”. she said.600 households within a five kilometre radius of Ahmedabad Civil Hospital.will have state housing secretary as member secretary and will iclude members from both the state government and the developers?

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