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Mizoram

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 891,058 (2001)Mizoram is a state in the southern tip of northeast India; Aizawl is its capital. During British rule the region was known as Lushai Hills, and was included in the Assam administration. In post-Independence India...

Daler Mehndi

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...The prolific career of Daler Mehndi helped establish an Indian popular music industry outside the Bollywood system and brought bhangra dance music to the globe. Born in Bihar in 1967, Mehndi left home at fourteen to study voice, tabla...

Bihar

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 83,000,000 (2001) The state of Bihar in eastern India takes its name from the Sanskrit word vihara, meaning monastery. It borders Nepal to the north, and the Indian states Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand and West Bengal...

Nagaland

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 1,209,546 (2001) Nagaland is a state in northeast India, of which the capital city is Kohima. Nagaland is comprised of a disparate group of tribes, the major ones being Angami, Ao, Sema, Lotha, Konyak and Chakhesang....