TEXT 171
kesava-chatrire raja varta puchila
prabhura mahima chatri udaiya dila
kesava-chatrire—from the person named Kesava Chatri; raja—the King; varta—news; puchila—inquired; prabhura—of the Lord; mahima—glories; chatriKesava Chatri; udaiya—attaching no importance; dila—gave.
When the Muslim King asked his assistant, Kesava Chatri, for news of the influence of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, Kesava Chatri, although knowing everything about Caitanya Mahaprabhu, tried to avoid the conversation by not giving any importance to Caitanya Mahaprabhu's activities.
Kesava Chatri became a diplomat when questioned about Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu. Although he knew everything about Him, he was afraid that the Muslim King might become His enemy. He gave no importance to the Lord's activities so that the Muslim King would take Him to be an ordinary man and would not give Him any trouble.

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