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Annapurna Devi

Break the silence and tell the world that you were not that less than,
That your sitar has not fallen silent,
Talent s not in awards and felicitations,
As lies it hidden elsewhere,
Gems into the crags, aquatic treasures and beneath the earth
It is also there in the avoidance of the media-limelight.

One from erstwhile of the then-time Shibpur, Brahmanbaria, now under Bangladesh,
The daughter of Alauddin Khan, you used to learn from your father
Indian classical instrumental music,

That is the bass sitar
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