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Story of winters and springs

Description: This is a story of a king who has seven children and once tells one of his children to bring a few things from the market. He instead brings a book that makes the king angry, and he evicts him. The son leaves the palace, goes to another village, and begins to stay there. He takes up a challenge and wins. The king gets pleased and marries his daughter with him. The prince then returns to his father’s kingdom, and the story continues. The story is recited by Asiya Khatoon, who is a Bhojpuri speak… more
Date: February 1, 2020
Duration: 13 minutes 05 seconds
Creator: Shaikh, Maaz
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of a prince and his stepmother

Description: This is a story about a prince whose mother died and his stepmother would never like him. The story describes how she troubles him and never gives him good food to eat, but he was lucky enough to have the blessings of a miraculous cow and feed on her milk. Later on, when his stepmother realized this, she ordered that all cows be slaughtered. Still, the prince escapes along with the cow to a different country where he grows up in a healthy environment. After quite a few years, he returns to his … more
Date: February 1, 2020
Duration: 6 minutes 29 seconds
Creator: Shaikh, Maaz
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of Rājā Guguliyā

Description: This is a story about a prince whose maternal uncles killed his father. Once — when young — he asks his mother about his father. She replies that he was murdered by his uncle. From that day onwards, he decides to take revenge for his father’s death. His uncles wanted to kill the prince too — the way they killed his father. This story describes how the prince takes revenge. This story is in the western variety of the Southern dialect of Azamgarhi. succeeds in finding Sheherbano. This story is to… more
Date: February 10, 2020
Duration: 5 minutes 57 seconds
Creator: Shaikh, Maaz
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of a princess and her stepmother

Description: This is a story about a princess whose mother died and her father remarries. The stepmother gives birth to a daughter, and the princess and her stepsister spend their childhood in a friendly way. As time passes, the stepmother and daughter develop jealousy and animosity towards the princess and adopt every possible technique to trouble her. Even after suffering so much, the good fate of the princess always takes care of her. All inflicted hardship by the stepmother bounces back to her daughter.… more
Date: February 10, 2020
Duration: 5 minutes 41 seconds
Creator: Shaikh, Maaz
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of Sheherbānō

Description: This story — which can be said to be the Azamgarhi version of the world-famous folktale of Cinderella — is about a gorgeous princess named Sheherbānō whose mother dies, and her father remarries. The stepmother would never like the princess and inflict tremendous pain on her. Living in forsaken circumstances, the young princess witnesses a remarkable change in her fortune, thanks to her very attractive sandal being lost in the market after returning from her friend’s wedding. This leads to her a… more
Date: February 10, 2020
Duration: 5 minutes 07 seconds
Creator: Shaikh, Maaz
Partner: UNT College of Information

Traditional story about a princess

Description: This is the retelling of a traditional story about a princess narrated by the native speaker Ghulam Sarvar, and the native speaker Abdul Qayum was the listener.
Date: July 13, 2019
Duration: 9 minutes 37 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Traditional story about a princess

Description: This is the retelling of a traditional story about a princess narrated by the native speaker Ghulam Sarvar, and the native speaker Abdul Qayum was the listener.
Date: July 13, 2019
Duration: 9 minutes 22 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information
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