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#BegumAkhtar was born on 7th October, 1914 in Faizabad town of Uttar Pradesh. Her name was Akhtaribai Faizabadi though she was much popular as Begum Akhtar. She showed interest in music at a very young age and was sent to train under the great sarangi player, Ustad Imdad Khan.
Later, she learnt classical music from great exponents of this field like Mohammad Khan, Abdul Waheed Khan and Ustad Jhande Khan Saheb.

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At 15 she gave her first public performance. People were moved by her voice and she gained instant recognition. Her ghazals even impressed Sarojini Naidu and was appreciated at a concert that was organized for helping victims of Bihar earthquake.
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प्रणाम - रघु राम की नगरी अयोध्या से।

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Journey of #Ayodhya begins with Litti Chokha at Guptaar Ghat #travel #vegetarian #incredibleindia
Sri Ram Paduka at Guptargarhi or Chakrahari Tirth at #Ayodhya #travel #indology
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