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Ghanta Mrudanga

Ghanta Mrudanga is a traditional musical art form native to Ganjam District of Orissa. It is a combination of Ghanta and Mrudanga which together present the folk music of the Vaishnava sects where the main deities worshipped include Lord Jagannath, Radha and Krishna.

Ghanta Mrudanga dominate musical scene at Puri during Rath Yatra. The performers are about 10 in number displaying their musical art, in giving rhythms to Mrudanga in different forms.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Ganjam


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