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The Bear’s Bad Bargain

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In this story, a bear agrees to carry a load of wood to the man’s house in exchange for some tasty food. But do the humans honor their share of the deal? Or will they take advantage of the bear’s simplicity? Listen to learn more. 

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इस कहानी में, एक भालू कुछ स्वादिष्ट भोजन के बदले में आदमी के घर तक लकड़ी का भार ले जाने के लिए सहमत होता है। लेकिन क्या मनुष्य सौदे में अपने हिस्से का सम्मान करते हैं? या वे भालू की सादगी का फायदा उठाएंगे? अधिक जानने के लिए सुनें.

This story was translated into English by Flora Annie Steel and published as “Tales of the Punjab” in the nineteenth century. This story has been edited, and revised by  Amar Vyas and narrated by Sheerali Biju for gaatha story.

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