The Barber's Clever Wife
The Barber's Clever Wife is the tale of the wit, presence of mind, and bravery of a woman who happens to be married to a barber. Listen to this tale to learn how she outwits a gang of robbers and has them arrested. This story is nearly identical to Chandralekha and the Eight Robbers, which was published previously on Myths, Legends and Fairytales of India Podcast.
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This story was translated into English by Flora Annie Steel and published as "Tales of the Punjab" in the nineteenth century. This story has been edited, and revised by Amar Vyas and narrated by Sheerali Biju for gaatha story.