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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

1982 - Purna Das Baul - Nehru Jyanti in Delhi

1982 -

Who is sitting in the audience in the front row, while Babu Kishan's father is performing Authentic the only Lineage Baul music? 

Do you see Indira Gandhi in the front row she was a student of Babu's Grandfather Guru Nabani Das Khyapa Baul at Vishva Bharti where Nabani Das Baul. 

Nabani Das Khyapa Baul was the first and only Baul Guru (professor appointed) by Rabindranath Tagore to teach Baul at Vishva Bharti and Indira Gandhi was his student because her father Nehru has Nabani Das Khyapa Baul sing all over India for him, Nehru knew the drawing power of Nabani Das Khyapa Baul, this is part of the Freedom Movement and History of India.

Later, Babu Kishan's father Purna Das Baul and his wife Manju Dasi sang for Indira Gandhi, then so did Babu Kishan, they sang for Sanjay Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi before their political talks all over India for decades. 

There are many stories to be told and the late  President of India Pranab Mukherjee was completely devoted to Indira Gandhi. They all were so close and there are many stories to be told.

Sitting in the audience is also, the President of India then Zail Singh seventh President of India, serving from 1982 to 1987. 

Indira Gandhi and all the Cabinet Ministers of India, including President Pranab Mukerjee, who is also by the way Babu Kishan's uncle on his mothers side. 

Indira Gandhi was  Babu Kishan's families friend, his mother Manju Dasi was a friend. Babu remembers being at their house all the time. One time he saw a book beside Indira Gandhi's bed table, Babu asked her, 'what the book was', she said, 'the Bhagvada Gita I read it every night'.

Purna Das Baul was performing at Jawaharlal Nehru birth anniversary in Delhi, at (Teenmurti Bhavana). 

Babu Kishan was at this performance. 

This was his life, he has been there done that, as he was his fathers manager from a very early age, He composed most if not all his fathers music, 1970's onward.
This is lineage, mystical and intellectual Baul beyond.