Battle of Kanarpi Ghat
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The poem "Ath Kanarpi Ghat Ladai" (or The Battle of Kanarphi Ghat) is a poem written by a Maithil Brahman in the Baiswari dialect. It was composed towards the end of the 18th century. It describes the victory of Narendra Singh (an ancestor of the Maharaj of Darbhanga) over Ram Narayan Bhup. The text used here is the one prepared by George Abraham Grierson and Babu Narayan Singh (of Jogiyara) and was published in the Journal of Asiatic Society of Bengal in 1885. Our selections here contain references to charity,celebration and feasts.