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Koley Basava

It’s called “koley basava” in Karnataka, and in Tamil Nadu, it’s called the “boom-boom mAdu”…boom-boom, probably because of the sound produced by the drum the man carries and rubs with a stick. He also usually

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364 days to Christmas….

Christmas is over…spare a thought for those who sell knick-knacks like these cheap Santa caps, have so many of them left over…unsold, not putting even the meagre money in their pockets that they were hoping