Veer Lorik

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The legend of Veer Lorik, sometimes known as the Lorikayan, is part of the Bhojpuri folklore of eastern Uttar Pradesh, India. According to one source, it is considered to be the Ramayana by people of the Ahir caste.[1]

Legacy[edit]

  • Veer Lorik Statue, Bahedi (Darbhanga)[2]
  • In 1970, a private militia named "Lorik Sena" was also established in Lorik's name.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Manorma Sharma. Folk India: A Comprehenseive Study of Indian Folk Music and Culture. p. 32. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  2. ^ "नंदकिशोर ने वीर लोरिक की प्रतिमा का किया अनावरण". Prabhat Khabar (daily). Prabhat Khabar. Prabhat Khabar. 13 May 2015. Retrieved 7 March 2016. 
  3. ^ Smita Tewari Jassal (2012). Unearthing Gender: Folksongs of North India. Duke University Press. p. 267. ISBN 9780822351306.