Bedu Pako

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Bedu Pako (Kumaoni/Garhwali: बेड़ू पाको ; lit. Berries do ripen) is an Uttarakhandi folk song which was conceptualised and written by Brijendra Lal Shah. It was composed by Mohan Upreti and B. M. Shah and to date has been come out in numerous versions, seen and heard by Uttarakhandis across the globe. It was played on stage for the first time in 1952 at Government Inter College, Nainital. The song became popular when it was sung and played in Teen Murti Bhavan in honour of an international gathering. Then Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru chose this song as the best of folks among other participants from India and Mohan Upreti, became Bedu Pako Boy. The recording on HMV were given to the guests as Souvenir. Recently, in the honor of all who gave this folk song an international fame and to make Uttarakhand folk available all around the world 24X7, an online radio, which is one of the only and very first online radio of Uttarakhand available on web, was created by the name of Bedu Pako.[1]


  1. ^ First ever global radio of Uttarakhand dedicated to Bedu Pako