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Chennai (Madras)

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

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...Population: 4,216,268 (2001) Chennai, capital city of the State of Tamil Nadu, is a metropolis located on India’s southeastern coast by the Indian Ocean. The city is India’s fourth-largest, with an area of 67 sq miles (174 sq km...

Bihar

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

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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...

Delhi

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

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...Population: 13,800,000 (2001) The National Capital Territory of Delhi sits on a plain in North India and incorporates New Delhi (the capital of India) as well as Old Delhi and numerous villages. These areas have...

Sri Lanka

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

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... M.S. Fernando, Paul Fernando, Saman de Silva, Joseph Wisidagama and Voli Bastian. In the 1960s, a calypso-influenced style of baila became popular, produced by groups such the Hummingbirds and the Moonstones.Indian film music – the dominant...