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Chand Bardai Biography

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Chand Bardai (, (1149-09-30 ) September 30, 1149 – c. 1200) was a Hindu brahambhatt (barot) and the court poet of the Indian king Prithviraj III Chauhan, who ruled Ajmer and Delhi from 1165 to 1192. A native of Lahore, Chand Bardai composed the Prithviraj Raso, an epic poem in Hindi about the life of Prithviraj. A barot of Jagati(jalsar) gotra, he was a worshiper of the goddess Saraswati, who gifted him with the boon of Bardai. [ citation needed ]

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