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Punjabi music is a rich amalgamation of our  truly agrarian culture with an equally robust dance form : the Bhangra .We have a rich tradition of  music which is inherently linked with the major occupation in Punjab: Agriculture.

Balliye kanak diye,
Tainu khaan ge naseeban wale

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Kanakaan lambiyaan ni maye
Dhiyaaan  kyon jamiyan maaye

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Here are  pictures of some Punjabi Folk musical instruments(we'll be adding sounds later) :

Algoze : A wind instrument  which needs a lot of lung power.Not for the weaklings !!




Dhad :The Dhadd is a peculiar  percussion instrument noted for it's small size.
                                      



Daffli :Played with the hands, the daffli beats to the tune of the heartbeat.
   



Damru :The heavy threads on which knots are tied serve to percussion the goat-skinned membrane of the Damru.




Dhol :Does it really need any introduction???

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Sarangi : The sarangi is one of the most difficult instruments to play ands is the the most important instrument for the dhadi jathas.




Ghalar :Bhangre ch aaja aapan dovein nacheye !!




Been Sapera : The snakes just enjoy this instrument !!




Toombi : No punjabi song is complete without this !




Ghalar(Kato)




Supp(snake) : Used in bhangra




Chimta




                                                                 

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Punjab State which has earned a Name "FOOD BASKET OF THE COUNTRY"  & GRANARY OF INDIA" has been contributing  40-50 percent of Rice & 60-70 percent of Wheat to the central pool for the last two decades without a break !! Balle Balle !!