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Mele Ke Geet

Mele Ke Geet is the term used to describe a folk song sung during a fair. This tradition of singing songs pertaining to a fair is prevalent in Rajasthan. The word ‘mele’ means ‘fair’ and ‘geet’ refers to the song.

Mele Ke Geet songs are usually sung in a group. They reflect the very essence of the fair. These songs maintain a fast rhythm, which is best suited for a dance. The lyrics are simply made up by the singers before singing. These words describe the events in the fair.

Updated on 13th July, 2014


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