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date: 20 November 2019

Alkap (possibly from al, Arabic for ‘the’, and kap, meaning any impersonation with suitable costumes): 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to Indian Theatre
Author(s):
Ananda Lal

rural performance popular in undivided Bengal, especially in Rajshahi, Maldah, and Murshidabad districts, and the Rajmahal Hills in Jharkhand state, ...

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