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In Bengal's Rasui village, 75-year-old Khudiram Hajra keeps the dying tradition of 'bhorai' kirtan alive
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In Bengal's Rasui village, 75-year-old Khudiram Hajra keeps the dying tradition of 'bhorai' kirtan alive

In Vaishnavism, the sun is believed to be a manifestation of Krishna, and in the Bengali month of Kartik, the kirtan verses sung at dawn by kirtaniyas is known as 'bhorai', which is derived from term 'bhor', meaning dawn.

Behind the storm over Tamil lyricist Vairamuthu's comments over poet-saint Andal
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Behind the storm over Tamil lyricist Vairamuthu's comments over poet-saint Andal

Incidents like the row over Vairamuthu's Andal comments only perpetuate a variety of misogyny | #FirstCulture