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Kachwa Sitar is a stringed instrument made of gourd, silk, and wood. This rare instrument is found in various parts of North India. A plucked instrument of the lute category, it is majorly used in North Indian Classical music.

KACHWA SITAR in North India

Material: Wood, silk, gourd

A plucked instrument of lute category. Finger-board and peg box made of wood. The resonator is made of half cut gourd. The long and broad fingerboard has nineteen frets tied with silk thread. Five main, two drones and thirteen sympathetic strings rest on one main and one auxiliary bridge. A rare northern Indian concert instrument.