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Birbal - The Witty Courtier of Akbar's Darbar

Submitted by chegg987 on Wed, 01/24/2024 - 22:24

Many tales about the famous Mughal emperor Akbar, and his wise advisor, Birbal, have circulated for ages. These stories were usually passed down orally, with villagers adding their own tales and morals. Kids adore the amusing and intriguing anecdotes from Akbar and Birbal’s lives, making them perfect bedtime tales. We’ve all grown up with Birbal’s stories, marvelling at his sharpness and clever exchanges with Emperor Akbar. However, was he truly as portrayed in these stories?