Cooch Behar man performs catchy Bhawaiya songs to promote COVID-19 awareness

Cooch Behar, 05th April: In view of the Coronavirus outbreak, a daily wager named Narayan Barman initiated a unique awareness campaign in several areas of the village. Barman is a resident of the Fulbari-1 Gram Panchayat Chamta More area under Tufanganj Subdivision and is a weaver by profession.

As per the report, he composed 28 ‘Bhawaiya’ songs to raise awareness among the general public regarding COVID-19 and promote practices like social distancing and proper hand-washing.

Bhawaiya is a musical form or popular folk music in Northern Bangladesh and Cooch Behar, Jalpaiguri, part of Darjeeling and North Dinajpur district of West Bengal and Dhubri and Goalpara of Assam in India.

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