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Mapping India's Folk Music Instruments

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Yes, we are pretty obsessed with all things FOLK as you may have rightly guessed by now :). After our folk arts map of India and Folk Music map of India, we now bring to you the  'FOLK MUSIC INSTRUMENTS MAP OF INDIA'.

Folk Music Instruments Map of India

 

State/Union Territory Instruments
Leh Ladhakh Damian, guitar,Dungchen (Long horn), Gyaling (Oboe), Nga (Drums), Silnyen/bubjal (Cymbals), kangling (Shinbone trumpets), Dung (Conch shells), Damaru (Skull drums) and Drilbu (bells)
Sikkim Tungbuk, Flute, Cymbal, Drums
Punjab Tumbi, Algoze, Dhadd, Sarangi, Chimta
Arunachal Pradesh Drums, Cymbals
Haryana

Dholak, Manjeera , Chimta , Deru, Cymbals, Sarangi, Harmonium, Dhadd,   Khartal, Damaru, Duggi, Daf, Bansuri, Been, Ghungroo, Dhak, Gharha (by adding rubber cover on top of the pitcher), Thali (beaten with a stick to make music) and Shankha

Nagaland

Petu, Theku, Flutes,Trumpets 

Goa Dhol, Mridanga, Guitar, Ghumat, Dholak, Kasale, Madlem, Shehnai, Surt, Tasso, Nagado and Tambura
Karnataka Nagaswaram, Kalimba, Saarang, Gotuvadyam, Tamboora, Veena , Saraswati Veena, Mandolin, Violin, Clarinet, Kombu, KahaLe, Mukhaveene, Mridangam, Khanjira, Chande, Maddale, Panchamukhi
Assam Dhol, Gogona, Pepa, Taal, Khol, Mridanga, Madol, Dotara, Ektara, Khanjari
Dutara
Jammu and Kashmir

Kashmiri saz,Tabla,Kashmiri Sitar, Kashmiri Santoor,The Wasool and The Dokra

Maharashtra Dolki, Manjeera,Tuntuni, Daf, Harmonium
Tamil Nadu

Thalam,Thavil, Udukkai ,Veenai, Veelai, Venkural

Uttar Pradesh Dilruba (Strings), Dhol (Percussion), Iktara (String), Sarangi (String)
Khartal (Percussion)
Himachal Pradesh Dammama, Damanght, Gajju, Doru, Dhaunsa, Nagara, Dholku, Nagarth, Tamaka, Dafale, Dhol, Dolki, Hudak, Ghanta, Ghariyal (gongs), Chimta (tongs), Manjira , Jhanjh (cymbals), Ghungru (bells), Thali (platter) and Kokatha murchang
Uttarakhand Dhol, Damoun, Turri, Ransingha, Dholki, Daur, Thali, Bhankora and Masakbhaja, Damama, Hurka, Binaee, Mushak Been or Bagpipe, Muruli
Kerela Chenda,Edakka,Kombu,Mizhavu etc
Manipur Pena
Mizoram Khuang,Dar (Gong), Darkhuang,Tumphit, Tingtang, Tuium dar 
Tripura Sumui
Andhra Pradesh Pambai,Tambura
Telangana Veena (also known as sarada), Tribal Flute, Metallic Cymbals, Dholak, Tribal Shehnai, Daph, Conch, Bells, Gummetas, Brahma Taal, Titti, Kommu, Chirutalu, Jamidika Veeranam, Andelu, Dhamru,Ghungroos, Kinnera
Odisha Dhola, Mohuri, Turi, Kahali, Jhanja, Manjira, Sitar, Tanpura, Pakhawaj
Bihar Bansuri,Dhol, Dhak, Dhanaka, Madal, Nagara, flute, Pipahi (Shhehnai), Jhanjh, clappers.
Chattisgarh Dhankul
Gujarat Sundari, Bhorrindo, Morchang,Kani, Jodia Pawa,Ghado, Ghaghar
Madhya Pradesh Goga Dhol, Parang drum,Ghera,Pawli,Pungi,Khirkhira,Dhankul , the Chikara or the Kingri.
Bengal

Vina,Surbahar,Swarmandal, Khanjani, Kachhuya sitar,ektara etc.

Jharkhand Nagara, Jhanj, Mohuri, Turi, Dhol, Dhumsa, Bheri, Bansuri and conch shells,Kadri, Gupijantra, Sarangi, Tuila, Vyang, Anandlahri,Domkach, Dohari, Daidhara, Mardana Jhumar,Janani Jhumar, Pahilsangha, Udasi, Vinsaria, Pawa, Adhratiya, Jhumta, Pratkali, Akhariya Domkach
Rajasthan Sarangi, Rawanhattha, Kamayacha, Morchang and Ektara, Nagaras and Dhols ,Damrus, The Daf and Chang, Shehnai, Poongi, Algoza, Tarpi, Been, Bankia , Naad, Khartal, Poongi, Bankia and Da, Satara, Bankiya and Nagphan, Ravanhatta, Chautara and Bhapang, Sarangiya Langa
Tripura Sumui (Flute), Sarinda, Chongpreng, Kham (Drum),  Dangdoo
Meghalaya Beslie,Bamboo Flute,Tangmuri, Clarinet, Duitara, Musical instrument like guitar with muga strings, Ksing/Nakra : Drums used in different occasions,Dymphong : Flat bamboo instrument, Maryngod,
Marngthing, Violin

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