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Bagliu is a stringed instrument made of bamboo, steel and parchment. Found in Gujarat, this local instrument is mainly used by mendicants and village bards.

BAGLIU in Gujarat

Material: Bamboo, Steel, Parchment

A bamboo shaft with a notch at one end, is bolted with a hollow wooden cylindrical resonator with a skin covered base. A single steel string plucked rhythmically by index finger or wooden plectrum. Used by mendicants for vocal accompaniment.