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Gandharva Sen Maara Geche | Bangla

av Golpo | Stories From Around the World | Publicerades 1/21/2020

Gandharva Sen Mara Geche (Gandharva Sen is Dead) is a folk tale from Bengal.

The news of Gandharva Sen's death reaches the King. The king breaks out into a lament and cries bitterly at the news. He announces 14-days of state mourning. The courtiers, the Queens, the subjects, the people all mourn the deceased. But who is Gandharva Sen?

A funny tale with hilarious consequences, this one always has people break out into a laugh.

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