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Rajasthani folk music - Ravanhatta

Known to the world for its sand dunes, majestic forts, Rajasthan also captures it attention for its beautiful folk music. Here is one such instrument born in the land of Rajasthan. Ravanhatta a string instrument believed to have originated in Sri Lanka during the reign of Ravana. The Ravanahatha is a kind of violin made of coconut shell and bamboo, with a natural fibre serving as the string.