Shiber Gajon

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Published on: 13 April 2017

Judhajit Sarkar

Judhajit Sarkar is a research scholar at the Department of Comparative Literature, Jadavpur University.

‘Gaa’ implies ‘gaan’ (song) and ‘jon’ might have come from ‘mahajan’ (the great/noble one). If one goes by this logic, which appears valid in the local, originary context of the word, the meaning of Gajon becomes ‘song dedicated to Shiva (mahajan)’.