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Bharud Songs

Bharud is a song with a social message. It points out human faults. This type of songs were originally composed by saint Eknath, the revered poet of Maharashtra. During his life time he composed numerous Bharuds.

Usually a Bharud is presented along with a folk dance to make it more appealing. Troupes featuring this song travel places to present the songs and dance, and spread messages related to social welfare.

Updated on 7th June, 2005


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