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  • noun a single-stringed string instrument used in Pakistan, India and Bangladesh


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  • The sadhvi from West Bengal with the ektara in one hand and the duggi in the other, took a sudden, graceful break and waited for the prayer time to pass before resuming her performance.

    The Times of India

  • The next morning, waking up to the sound of birds and the rustle of leaves, I stepped out of our tent to be greeted by a crisp sun and baul singer Arjun Khyapa strumming his ektara and singing: "Bhenge mor ghorer chabi, niye jabi ke amare!

    The Telegraph - Calcutta (Kolkata) - Frontpage


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