Of Vanishing Traditions
Jaskiran Chopra
Chamba Achamba Women's Oral Culture by Malashri Lal Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi, 2014, 360 pp., 325
April 2014, volume 38, No 4

Chamba Achamba seeks to record and narrate in detail the unique and rich cultural traditions associated with the beautiful area of Himachal Pradesh which has always been synonymous with natural splendour, music, festivals and legends that fascinate.

Almost every one of us has heard stories about the charm of Chamba, the various tales that surround its origin and the artistic traditions that have been handed down by one generation to the next.

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