Let us stop this. Today. Now.



Save the Earth Hindi Lyrics Contest.
Your words can turn the tide on plastic trash.

We invite you to write the lyrics of a song that can turn the tide on plastic trash. Produced by the Shankar Mahadevan Academy, the song will spread to one and all via social media.


Hooks for your lyrics.
Pack a punch on plastic pollution.
In your poem, use the hook line 
"Humaari Zameein, Humaari Zimmedari"


How to participate.

Step 1

Read the Terms & Conditions listed below for participating.

Step 2

Enrol as a participant by clicking on Participate.

Step 3

Upload your Lyrics for the song.






WASUP — World Against Single Use Plastic.
Founded by Professor Abdul Rashid Gatrad, World Against Single Use Plastic (WASUP)
raises awareness on how to reduce the burden of plastic on Planet Earth.
Professor Gatrad, Pediatrician and Founder of WASUP

“Let us get together on World Environment Day, June 5, 2021, to make a pledge — and tell the world and its leaders that our Planet is on life support. We seriously need to change our behaviours to save our children and their children.”

Dr Chithra Ramakrishnan, Founder, British Carnatic Choir 

“It is our intention to highlight the magnitude of this issue through a medium which people may be more receptive to—Music. Our project aims to use music to raise global awareness of the environmental impact of mass plastic consumption."

Dr Bhasha Mukherjee, Miss England 2019–2021

“Each and every one of us has a responsibility. Start with you. Change your own behaviour, change your own mindset. Together, we can make a difference.”


Terms & Conditions.
  • Your song should be around 3:00 minutes in length. Do write your Lyrics in Hindi. But you can use words from any other language to convey a specific feeling or emotion.
  • Submit the Lyrics in any of these formats—pdf, doc, png, jpeg.
  • Make sure that the size of the file you submit does not exceed 10 MB.
  • Remember, you can make only one submission for one registration. 
  • Upload the correct file of your Lyrics. We will not take any requests for changing the file that you submit first.
  • Shankar Mahadevan Academy will not be liable to refund the payment you make under any circumstances.
  • Any complaints raised about the submission will be addressed according to the discretion of the Academy.
  • The Lyrics will become the property of Shankar Mahadevan Academy after your submission. The uploaded Lyrics will not be returned to you, and it will be archived. 
  • This is an open contest with no age limit.
  • The decision of the Judges on the Winner of the Lyrics Contest will be final and binding. It cannot be challenged by any participant or any representative of the participant under any circumstances.