Translation originally published in the U.S.A in 1941 as Dawn over India. Republished in India in 1992 as Anandamath. India's national song Vande Mataram was taken from this novel. In this version, characters are renamed and entire sections have been eliminated, for "prudish" reasons.
Works published in 1941 would have had to renew their copyright in either 1968 or 1969, i.e. at least 27 years after it was first published / registered but not later than in the 28th year. As it was not renewed, it entered the public domain on .