Tales of Gopal: The Jester: Rich in wit, wisdom and humor – Kindle edition by Swapna Dutta. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or. Gopal the Jester [Anant Pai] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Kings of old times used to have ‘Jesters’ in their service. The jester was a. Sulekha Creative Blog – A story of Gopal, the jester foreword Maharaja Krishna Chandra was the king of Bengal during t.

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Nook0 pages. Open Preview See a Problem? Everybody bought them, cooked them, ate them jeter discussed them. His father died in Gopal’s childhood and his mother was forced to Sati-dahahis elder brother became a slave and he was abducted by an robber gang, where a lady raised him and at an adult age Gopal entered in Krishnanagar Raj.

It was customary for kings in those days to patronize talented people. Comic Tradition in India. No trivia or quizzes yet. Courtier and jesfer in the court of Raja Krishnachandra. And plenty of ministers to advise him on different matters.


He was bright and clever and had a tremendous presence of mind. Something like a dire emergency. But when the maharaja arrived in court the next morning there was no Gopal to be seen. But this woman awayed and swung like a dancer, her ankle-bells making queer tinkling sounds which were totally out of rhythm. And every king had a court jester. The stories are popular, short, beautiful, humorous and have a specific social message.

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The woman gopql her head. But what was most important, he had a kind heart as well. The woman pulled her pallu more closely round herself. Deeptanshu Chandra rated it it was ok Jul 02, The king had a lot of serious work to do, lots of difficult problems to solve and deal carefully with rival kings!

Gopal, the Jester

And she stamped her feet and shook her hands. Anasuya Hanumanthaiah marked it as to-read Aug 06, The Nawab was at his wits end and his expression showed that he wanted to get rid of Gopal at the earliest.


Thanks for telling us about the problem. A fat, hefty woman with long hairy arms and big feet ambled into the court in a bright red sari, her head covered with her pallu. There are lots of stories in India about wise men who won the hearts of kings with their wit and humour.

Manage it for a day, then. It meant a lot of tension.

A story from Gopal, the jester of Bengal | Sulekha Creative

I will have to part with thousands of cattle if I cannot give the answer! Gopal Bhar or Gopal Bhand Bengali: People in the court tried several methods to make her talk but no one succeeded. Many stories are told of how the Maharaja tries to outwit the Nawab and how Gopal assists in these endeavours.

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