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Thinking about the Text


III. Answer these questions in 30–40 words.

Find at least two instances in the text which tell you that Bismillah Khan
loves India and Benaras.
Answer
The two instances were:
  1. Bismillah Khan refused one of his student's offer to start a shehnai school in U.S.A. because of his excessive attachment with Benares, River Ganga and Dumraon.
  2. The second instance is when Khansaab was asked by Shekhar Gupta about moving to Pakistan during the partition, he said that he would never leave Benaras.