6 Bhikhari Thakur’s Poetry depicting the condition of women

Bhikhari Thakur was an Indian playwright, lyricist, actor, folk dancer, folk singer and social activist in Bhojpuri language popularly known as the “Shakespeare of Bhojpuri”. His plays and his style of theatre are very popular for their rhythmic language, sweet songs and appealing music. His plays are a true reflection of bhojpuri culture. Almost all of his works focused on the day-to-day problems of lower castes/classes. He used satire and light-hearted comments to maximum effect to put forward his views on social ills and other problems plaguing Bhojpuri society.

Here are the 6 lines from the poem of Bhikhari Thakur that truly depicts the condition of the Women in the villages of Bihar

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A girl from the capital of Bihar, trying to understand the past underdevelopment of Bihar and exploring the ways to improve the status of the State