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Lyric and background history of song chhi chhi chokher jole

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This page contains lyric of Tagore song chhi chhi chokher jole and its transliteration in English with background history. Background of the song includes the place and date of the song written by Rabindranath, name of the newspaper or magazine the song was first published in and the name of the person who had prepared the notation or swaralipi. This page also contains the musical composition of song like parjaay, taal, raag and ango.

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Parjaay: Swadesh (30)

Taal: Dadra

Style: Baul Sur

Anga: Baul

Written on: 1905

Published in: Bhandar

Swarabitan: 46

Notation by: Indira Debi Chowdhurani

Notes: In support to the movement of Banga Bhanga Rodh.

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Transliteration in English

Chhi chhi, chokher jale bhejas ne ar maati.
Ebar    kotthin hoye thaak na ore, bokkhoduwar aanti -
Jore   bokkhoduwar aanti
Parantake goliye phele    dis ne, re bhaai, pathe dhele
Mithye akaaje -
Ore   niye taare cholbi pare katoi baadha kaati,
Pather   katoi baadha kaati.
Dekhle o tor jaler dhaara   ghare pare haasbe jaara
Taara chaar dike -
Taader     dwaarei giye kaanna juris,   jaay na  ki buk phaati,
Laaje    jaay na  ki buk phaati ?
Diner bela jagotmaajhe sabai jakhon cholchhe kaaje aapon garobe -
Tora     pather dhaare byatha niye koris ghnaataghnaati -
Kebol koris ghnaataghnaati.

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