Gonu Jha

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Gonu Jha was a "Pratyutpannamati" (ready-witted) character and a contemporary of Hari Singh King of Mithila in the 13th century CE. There are several humorous Maithili language folktales about him, depicting him as a witty and wise man.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Ram Dayal Rakesh (1 January 1996). Folk tales from Mithila. Nirala Publications. p. 26. ISBN 978-81-85693-55-2. Retrieved 5 April 2012. 
  2. ^ Ganga Prasad Sharma (1 January 2004). Gonu Jha. Manoj Publications. ISBN 978-81-8133-778-8. Retrieved 5 April 2012.