Mr Rijiju performed for a troop of soldiers in February 2003. He performed a song by Mahendra Kapoor from the 1973 film Dhund. The Bollywood version features Amitabh Bachchan and was performed by legendary Kishore Kumar.
New Delhi: Mr Rijiju, the 49-year-old Union minister who is also known for posting fitness videos on social media, said his act was just to please the young and smart Arunachal Civil Service Officers who completed their first-ever Customised Training Programme at the Premier Academy for IAS, Elite Officers, in a video shared on social media.Mr Rijiju has a nice voice, according to one commentator.The Bollywood version features Amitabh Bachchan and was performed by legendary Kishore Kumar.This is not the first time a Union Minister has been seen breaking into a song.Mr Rijiju performed for a troop of soldiers in February 2003.I am not a singer, but I proudly sang for our brave jawans.After a trip to the border to see roads and other infrastructure with DG BRO, I had a memorable evening with the staff of the 62 Engineer Regiment of Indian Army, he confessed.In Lok Sabha, Kirren Rijiju represents the Arunachal West constituency.
I'm not a singer but I proudly sang for our brave jawans!— Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) February 8, 2021
I had a memorable evening with the personnel of 62 Engineer Regiment of Indian Army after a visit to border to see roads and other infrastructure with DG BRO. pic.twitter.com/zLZNC4o2MF