Goalpariya Lokgeet: Journey of a Genre Blog 4: about the Mahuts..

Goalpariya Lokgeets are known as Mahut songs-songs of the Mahuts, the elephant tamers. (Refer Blog 2: Genre Description). These Mahuts and their companions did not belong to any special community or caste. They were from Bodos, Garos, Rabhas and the Nepalese from the hills and the Muslims and the Rajbangshis from the plains and sometimes …