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Bakhan Song

The Bakhan is a folk song of Jammu and Kashmir, characterised by beautiful rhythms. This song can be sung without the use of instruments. With irregular meter, the song has various modulations in its tone and note. This variation can be identified from the hand movements of the artists. The lyrics of the Bakhan are in Dogri language and the sounds are harmonious.

Updated on 7th June, 2005


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