Bathinda

Songs of Kuldeep Manak: Fragrance of Punjabi Soil

In North India particularly Punjab and Rajasthan, traditionally folk singers belonged to mostly Muslim communities. Foremost example is that of Mardana, the disciple of Guru Nanak, who played the Rabab when Guru sang the hymns of the God. He along with Bala were constant companions of the Guru and accompanied him on his sojourns far and wide. The tradition continued and many of the famous singers in Punjab claim to be the descendants of Mardana thorugh many generations. Also they have become so attached to Sikhism that from their outlook supporting the turban and beard, no one distinguishes them from… Read More »Songs of Kuldeep Manak: Fragrance of Punjabi Soil

Bully Dog aka Bully Kutta

Bully dog or Bully Kutta (dog) is a native of Sindh and adjoining areas of Pakistani Punjab. These are very strong dogs and are used for helping in hunting. When adult, standing at about 3 feet in height and weighing about 65 to 80 kilograms, it must be very imposing and fearful.But at the same time, it is very protective about the owners especially the children. It has to be given proper training from the very beginning and then it becomes very useful to its owners.Being the giant dog, this is meant for those who are experienced in keeping the… Read More »Bully Dog aka Bully Kutta