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Macher Biye

The Patachitra tells about the wedding of the fish. All the fish have been invited to the marriage of the Dariya fish. In between the merry-making and feasting, the fish don’t realise that danger is looming large. the Boal fish, known as a monster fish, pops up and swallows everybody. why? Ostensibly because he was […] read more

Krishna Rash Lila

The Patuas paint tales on long scroll of cloth and sing them as they unfurl the scrolls. This is a part of an entire subgenre of Patachitra, the Krishna Lila narrates the tale of Radha and Krishna’s love. This story is narrated with the typical playful humor associated with Lord Krishna, as he tricks Radha […] read more

Samprodayik Sampriti

This Patachitra narrates the story of religious harmony and humanity through a story of two siblings. The brothers chose different religions. In today‚Äôs world religion is being used for dividing people through politics instead of bringing people together. People from different religions have different names for God but philosophy of all these religions is humanity. […] read more

Manasha Mangal

This Patachitra is the story of Chand Sadagar and Manasa, significant for its portrayal of Behula who epitomises the best in Indian womanhood. It begins with conflict of the merchant Chand Sadagar with Manasa, the goddess of snakes and ends with him becoming an ardent devotee of Manasa. ChandSadagar is a worshipper of Shiva, but […] read more

Kali Yug Pater Gaan

The Patuas paint tales on a long scroll of cloth and sing them as they unfurl the scrolls. This Patachitra, depicting the way of the modern world, is a dark and cynically humorous narrative that speaks of the social problems a village household may face in the twentieth century and the reasons behind it. read more

Ravana Badh

A story from one of the two epics of India, Ramayan, this Patachitra depicts the story of slaying of Ravana by Ram. There are many adaptations of Ramayan all over India, slaying of Ravan is one such episode which has several variants. In this Patachitra, Ram uses a special arrow retrieved by Hanuman, an ardent […] read more

Intoxication

This Patachitra song narrates the social evil of intoxication and the problems that arise because of the same. read more

Krishna Lila

This is a part of an entire subgenre of Patachitra, the Krishna Lila narrates the tale of Radha with Krishna’s love. this story is narrated with typical playful humor associated with Lord Krishna, as he tricks Radha into assenting to his advances, overcoming social boundaries and thus fulfilling the love they both share. Song Under […] read more

Coronavirus

This Patachitra narrates the terrific impact of Coronavirus on human lives. read more

Satya Pir Pater Gaan

The Patuas paint tales on long scroll of cloth and sing them as they unfurl the scrolls. This scroll speaks of the great sufi saint Satya pir and his miraculous deeds. This narrative lays stress on the respect given to the saint in both Hinduism and Islam, thus urging communal harmony. Song Where are you […] read more