- Alastair Dick
Variable tension chordophone (‘plucked drum’) of Assam, northeast India. It is a type of Ānandalaharī , similar to the khamak, or Gopīyantra , of Bengal and Orissa. It is used in tokārigīt, a type of religious song similar to that of the Bauls of Bengal, who also use the gopīyantra. (S. Ray: ...