Khanjani

Name: Khanjani.
Type: Drum > Membranophone.
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Country: India.
Region: South Asia.

Description: Khanjani is a very small diameter frame drum that is found in West Bengal & Odisha. After the hard work in the field; all of the farmers and villagers gather in a small club which is called “tungi” during the evening and sing songs and use this musical instrument which they call Khanjani. This is usually created from the skin of the snake, cow, crocodiles.