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THE TRIBES and CASTES of BENGAL.
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Pichhlirat jeonar Ban i ake put jor Ie hath, "the day before parched barley, the next night the wedding feast, sons of the Baniya join your hands "-a formula or shibboleth denoting a mttl or section of Kesarwani Baniyas in Behar. The leading idea of the formula seems to be that people who live frugally enqugh in ordinary times spend their money freely in the Baniya's shop when they have a wedding on hand. For chaur and jeonar,see Grierson's Peasant Life in Behar, s.v.