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Origin of Banaras Gharana of Tabla

Come to visit Varanasi and enjoy the old history of the place. Father of the Banaras gharana of Tabla was Shri Ram Sahay ji.Ram Sahay was born in 1798 in Banaras. His family had originally come from Gopalpur, a village in Jaunpur district bordering Banaras, but had moved due to a smallpox epidemic. One brother went to Lucknow and two others went to Banaras. Ram Sahay’s father was the elder of the two brothers in Banaras. The family astrologer predicted [...]