Name: Triveni Veena.
Type: Chordophones > Lutes.
Hornbostel-Sachs No#: 321.322.6
Inventor: Pandit Niranjan Haldar along with Pandit Kamal Kamle.
Region: South Asia.
Description: The Triveni Veena is a stringed instrument played not unlike a vichitra veena or slide guitar developed by Pandit Niranjan Haldar. After inventing Ranjan Veena he researched with various instruments to come up with a unique instrument. It was named Triveni Veena. Triveni meaning three rivers and also the materials to which the instrument is made of, wood, leather & metal. There are 4 melody strings 2 right strings 4 left Chikari strings to maintain Scale with Rhythm and 11 sympathetic strings.