Maimansingha Gitika (Bengali: মৈমনসিংহ গীতিকা, lit.'Mymensingh Ballads') is a collection of folk ballads from the region of Mymensingh, Bangladesh.[1] They were published in English as Eastern Bengal Ballads. Dinesh Chandra Sen collected the songs, and Dinesh Chandra Sen was the editor; the collection was published by the University of Calcutta, along with another similar publication named Purbabanga-gitika.[2][3] Researcher Asaddor Ali from Sylhet claimed that nine famous ballads of Maimansingha Gitika were actually Sylheti in origin.[4]

See also


  1. ^ "Mymensingh Geetika Theatre Festival ends". Retrieved 26 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Loko Natyadal hosts Mymensingh Geetika festival". Retrieved 26 February 2015.
  3. ^ "East Bengal Ballet - Purbabanga-Gitika". Retrieved 26 February 2015.
  4. ^ Dr Muhammad Muminul Haq (Jul 2005). Nabil Mumin (ed.). Syed Mustafa Kamaler Itihas Aitihya, Sahitya Sangskriti Chinta. Centre for Bangladesh Research UK.