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Folklore is the body of expressive culture, including tales, music, dance, legends, oral history, proverbs, jokes, popular beliefs, customs, and so forth within a particular population comprising the traditions (including oral traditions) of that culture, subculture, or group. It is also the set of practices through which those expressive genres are shared. The academic and usually ethnographic study of folklore is sometimes called folkloristics


Abdullah Bhatti (popularly referred to as the “Son of Punjab” or “Robin Hood of Punjab”, sometimes spelled Dullah Bhatti and also known as Rai Abdullah Bhatti) is a Punjabi folk hero who supposedly came from the Punjab region of medieval India and led a revolt against Mughal rule during the reign of the Mughal emperor Akbar. He is entirely absent from the recorded history of the time, and the only evidence of his existence comes from Punjabi folk songs.

The deeds of Bhatti are recounted in folklore and took the form of social banditry. According to Ishwar Dayal Gaur, although he was “the trendsetter in peasant insurgency in medieval Punjab”, he remains “on the periphery of Punjab’s historiography

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