Case Filed against Rituraj and Sona Mohapatra in Odisha


The district vice president of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), the youth wing of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), today lodged a written complaint against Sona and Rituraj at the Town Police Station here today accusing them of tampering with the original version of the popular song.

Earlier, the lyricist Mitrabhanu Gauntia and music director Prabhudatta Pradhan of the original version of the ‘Rangabati’ had filed a defamation suit for Rs 1 crore and served legal notices on Hindustan Coca Cola Beverages Pvt Ltd, Hindustan Coca Cola Holdings Pvt Ltd, Viacom 18 Media Pvt Ltd, composer Ram Sampath and singers Sona Mohapatra and Rituraj Mohanty for copyright violation.


The cases have been filed accusing the singers of distorting the original sound track which was sung by Jitendriya Haripal and Krishna Patel. The singers have also been accused of  warping the state anthem, ‘Bande Utkala Janani’ on the show.

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Here is the Video Song of Rangabati Returns

Src – Odisha Suntimes