English translation of The Folk-Songs of Johar (Kumaon) with original songs and Introduction by D. N. Mazumdar.
Mr. Kalyan Singh Pangtey was born on 10th December 1920 at Nanasem village of Munsyari (Pithoragarh). He was educated in Johar, Almora, Nainital and Lucknow. He was taught and inspired by Professor D. N. Majumdar in Lucknow University.
Lonely Furrows of the Borderland was the out come of that inspiration. Since 1949 he served in various posts in U.P and retired as Deputy Development Commissioner in 1978