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date: 18 October 2019

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

The Oxford Companion to Indian Theatre
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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