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Raipur, Jan 27: The people of the country not only watched the tableaux which was based on the traditional musical instruments of Chhattisgarh on the Rajpath of New Delhi with great curiosity, but also appreciated it. This tableaux was engulfed in the hearts and minds of people along with the national media.
On Republic Day in New Delhi, the state tableaux based on traditional musical instruments of Chhattisgarh became the center of attraction for people across the country, while it also dominated social media. It is constantly being appreciated from various parts of the country. National Media Times Now praised it in its Twitter handle, writing that India’s cultural diversity today was seen on Rajpath with full splendor. Another leading English daily wrote that the tableaux showcased the rich tribal dance and music tradition of Chhattisgarh. The Financial Express wrote in its Twitter handle that various musical instruments have been displayed beautifully in the tableaux of Chhattisgarh state. It is worth noting that this tableaux has been prepared by the Chhattisgarh Public Relations Department. Preparations were being made for the last two months for the construction of this tableaux. The tableaux have been decided after considering several proposals. The musical splendor of folk music of Chhattisgarh is displayed in the tableaux of Chhattisgarh. Folk instruments used in the tribal areas of Chhattisgarh have been shown in a very beautiful way with their cultural surroundings.
The tableaux presented includes folk instruments used on various occasions from Bastar in the south of Chhattisgarh to Surguja in the north. Through them, the cultural values inherent in local Teej festivals and customs of Chhattisgarh have also been outlined. Just in front of the tableaux was a tribal woman who is playing the famous folk instrument of Bastar. ‘Dhankul’ is made of musical instruments, bow, soup and pot.
It is played in Jagar songs. There is a trumpet in the central part of the tableaux. It is a blown musical instrument, played during ceremonies. Above the trumpet are the tribes presenting the dance. At the end of the tableaux, there is a young man playing the ‘mandhar’ instrument. Apart from these, Algoza, Khanjeri, Nagara, Tasak, Bamboo Baja, Naqdevan, Bana, Chikara, Tudburi, Dhanak, Mirdin, Mandia Dhol, Gujri, Sinhbaja or Lohti, Tamariya, Ghasia Dhol and Tambura musical instruments were on display in the tableaux.
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