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Sourashtra Songs - 91 Comments

January 13, 2009 | Music

Thanks to Vishvesh Obla for this POP song in Sourashtra. His comments on the song: ” This is a folk song in Sourashtra Language that used to be sung in Sourashtra (I found it Dr.Ucida Norihiko’s book ‘Oral Literature of the Sourashtrans’). I was struck by the liveliness of it [...]



Sourashtra or “Sourashtras” refer to a community of people who originated from Gujarat and now settled in different parts of Tamilnadu.They are also called as Palkars or in Tamil as Pattunulkarars which refers to the silk thread workers.