Galeej, a youth hailing from a low caste, got married to a woman of the same caste and equal status. She was from the neighbouring village. He brought his bride in a palanquin—a local band party in tow—and began living with her in a small hut in his village.
Nalin Verma tells one of the stories from his latest book, The Greatest Folk Tales of Bihar.
“Hat, cat, rat,” Umakant would shout at the top of his voice whenever he would see cowherds around the Peepal tree.
Here Nalin Verma recalls memories of his uncle, from his childhood growing up in Bihar.