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Gintong is a stringed instrument made of bamboo and metal. This tribal instrument is found in Assam. Majorly used by the tribals of Assam.

GINTONG in Assam

Material: Bamboo, Metal

A bamboo tube with natural nodes intact on one end and open at the other. Thin string like epidermis of the bamboo is sliced off from the body keeping both the ends intact. Two bamboo bridges to create tension on the strings. A thin bamboo connector connects both the strings just above the sound hole made at the centre of the bamboo. Used by the tribals of Assam.