LALAN FAKIR SHAH [BAUL SHOMRAT] THE EMPEROR OF THE BAULS:
CHEURIA, KUSHTIA, BANGLADESH
His poetry, articulated in songs (Lalon Geeti / লালন গীতি), are considered classics of the Bangla language. Fakir Lalon Shah lived in the village of Cheuria in the area known as Nadia in
the Bengal Presidency of British India, corresponding to the district of Kushtia
in present-day Bangladesh.