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RK DAT 78
In a hill overlooking the village Longpuighat, Mizoram.
Sametri Chakma (singer, female)
Ms Sametri Chakma sings in the Chakma vocal genre ubo geet (love song) using the Tengabanga style. Chakma language belongs to the north Indian language group.Tengabanga consists of two-line songs; usually sung alternately by two people (especially man – woman): “I’d like to cook for you; please just come back home. I cry in the evening always thinking of you. I dream of you, but when I wake up you are not at my side” (translated by Subatra Chakma)