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Why did Tansen agree to sing Raga Deepak?
Tansen knew that he might die if he sings Raga Deepak but he still agreed to do it because he did not dared to disobey a direct order from his king and also he wanted to show that he could sing the Raga.
Why did Swami Haridas say Tansen was ‘talented’?
Why did Akbar ask Tansen to join his court?
How do we know that Akbar was fond of Tansen? Give two reasons.
What did the other courtiers feel about Tansen?
(i) What happens if Raga Deepak is sung properly?
(ii) Why did Tansen’s enemies want him to sing the Raga?
(i) What steps did he take to save himself?
(ii) Did his plan work? How?
Are you interested in music? Do you like classical music? Name a few distinguished Indian musicians.