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Telegraph: Dylan of hills singes CM

Narender Singh NegiTelegraph India
January 30, 2007

Lucknow/Dehra Dun, Jan. 29: George Bush tasted it from Eminem and Tony Blair from George Michael. It’s now Uttarakhand chief minister Narain Dutt Tiwari’s turn to receive a musical mauling on election-eve from a home-grown Bob Dylan.

Nauchhami Naraina (Naughty Narayana in Garhwali), a music video in Garhwali folk style Jagar by Narendra Negi, sold 50,000 copies in the first week of its release in September.

Its popularity shows no sign of waning as the state heads to the February polls, with producers Rama Cassettes ready to release the latest lot of 30,000 VCDs. [more]