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Ektal Production in Kolkata

Kolkata (Calcutta), West Bengal state of India is famous for the production of Ektal, a musical instrument widely used by the street singers in the city. This video shows the making of Ektal by a man in his shop selling musical instruments.

Usually this instrument is made of bamboo. You can see many other such instruments made by this man in his shop. Ektal generates a special type of music which is perfect for street singers.