Tales of Gopal: The Jester: Rich in wit, wisdom and humor – Kindle edition by Swapna Dutta. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or. Gopal the Jester [Anant Pai] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Kings of old times used to have ‘Jesters’ in their service. The jester was a. Sulekha Creative Blog – A story of Gopal, the jester foreword Maharaja Krishna Chandra was the king of Bengal during t.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Your king will miss you at court!!! Stop people from mentioning the word hilsa for a single morning and I’ll give you a reward.

In short, hilsa was the ‘in’ topic of the season.

Kavitha marked it as to-read Oct 15, I’ll look into it then. It was quite uncommon for women to walk into the court unescorted by a man or at least a boy unless something was seriously wrong.

I’m really tired of all this fishy talk’ cried Maharaja Krishna Chandra turning up his nose in disgust, ‘No matter where I go or jeater I meet, everyone is perpetually talking of fish! But what was most important, he had a kind heart as well.

Gopal, the Jester

People in the court tried several methods to make her talk but no one succeeded. And she stamped her feet and shook her hands. The maharaja gave her a keen look. He was in the court of Raja Krishnachandrathe-then king of Nadia in the 18th century. Harjinder Kaur marked it as to-read Dec 04, They left the court one by one.


Come back tomorrow but make sure you bring someone with you who can talk. Swapnil marked it as to-read Jan 07, And plenty of ministers to vopal him on different matters. A fat, hefty woman with long hairy arms and big feet ambled into the court in a bright red sari, tye head covered with her pallu.

It was customary for kings in those days to patronize talented people. I guess in those days the earth was still considered jestee and jfster you had to have a length and a breadth.

Lists with This Book. Statue of Gopal Bhar at Krishnanagar, Nadia. Nook0 pages. Isn’t that what you wanted?

This is one such story. The king was puzzled but his inner instinct said that Gopal would succeed and so the king ordered Gopal to be given what he wanted. It was the season for fish – all kinds of fish, specially the hilsa, a delicacy in Bengal. Many stories are told of how the Maharaja tries to outwit the Nawab and how Gopal assists in these endeavours.

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Everyone – young and old, rich and poor – discussed the latest haul, where it was going cheap and who was charging more, who kept the freshest stocks and who palmed off the stale ones to unsuspecting customers! And this is the season when the best thr are available. Everyone stared at her and whispered among themselves. He introduced himself and told the Nawab that he had come to give the answers for the questions put by him to Raja Krishnachandra.



He has ordered me to do two tasks which I feel I will never accomplish in this life of mine. Gopal ought to have been present to keep his word. He hated people to go back on their promise. May I know the reason for your worry? She did not reply but shuffled uneasily. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Just let me know what is your problem and if I gopsl solve it, I will at least find out who can help you. The maharaja was fed up with her.

Creative General A story from Gopal, the jester of Bengal. Home Talk Property Beat. Views Read Edit View history. In jwster story, it is Gopal who emerges the hero. But this woman awayed and swung like a dancer, her ankle-bells making queer tinkling sounds which were totally out of rhythm.

A barber by profession, he had a razor-sharp wit and could make the best of any situation. You have wasted my entire morning.

Gopal belonging from a so-called low caste family, was quite intelligent from childhood which resulted the upper caste Brahmins to feel jealous and they turned revengeful upon Gopal and his family. The maharaja looked at the veiled woman curiously.