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Palna (Lullaby)

Madhumalati and Sneha Dhopeshwarkar
Palna (Lullaby)
This palna song is addressed to the child Shivaji. It describes the child's restlessness and the mother's attempts to make him to go sleep.

Shivaji was a Maratha King in the 16th century. He was famous for his chivalry and valour in his fight against the Mughal emperors. He remains a popular hero, especially in Maharashtra. His deeds and exploits are sung about in various heroic genres. He is addressed as Shivray in this song.