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NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Chapter 5 Tansen


Tansen was the most incredible musician in our country. He was the only child of Mukandan Mishra, a singer who lived in Behat near Gwalior. So Tansen left home at the age of ten and lived with Swamiji and learnt music for eleven years and thus he became a great singer. The story, “Tansen” is about the famous singer Tansen in Emperor Akbar’s court, who proved his talent and worth in music and was a personal favourite of the Emperor. This chapter creates awareness among the students of the glorifying tradition of music, art, and culture that was exhibited by the talented singers and musicians who were the pride in the kings’ courts. No matter how hard the enemies tried to dishonour their noble talents, they always emerged victorious against all the odds.