At the gala dinner hosted by the President, India showcased its diverse musical heritage to the world. It witnessed the usage of traditional music from all across the country. 

 The key highlight was ‘Gandharva Atodyam’. It is a unique musical medley featuring an exquisite symphony of musical instruments from across Bharat, showcasing Hindustani, Carnatic, Folk, and Contemporary music with an ensemble of classical instruments. 

The playlist would include: 

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Hindustani music: Raag Darbari Kanda and kafi- khelat hori Folk music : Rajasthan- Kesariya Balam, Ghumar and Nimbura Nimbura Carnatic music: Raag Mohanam - Swagatam krishna Folk music : Kashmir, Sikkim and Meghalaya - Bomru Bomru Hindustani music : Raag Desh and Ekla chalo re Folk music : Maharashtra - Aabir gulal (Abhang), Reshma chare ghani (lavani), Gazar (Varkari) Carnatic music : Raag Madhyamavati - Laxmi baramma Folk music : Gujarat- Morbani and Ramdev peer Helo Traditional and Devotional music : West Bengal - Bhatiyali and Achutam Keshavam (Bhajan) Folk music : Carnatic - Madu mekam kannai, Kaveri chindu and Aad pambe Devotional music : Sri Ram Chandra Kripalu , Vaishnav jana to and Raghupati Raghava Hindustani, Carnatic and Folk music : Raag Bhairavi- Dadra, Mile Sur Mera Tumhara.

The musical arrangements encompassed the usage of various rare instruments showcasing our unparalleled and unique musical heritage. 

These instruments include Sursingar, Mohan Veena, Jaltarang, Jodiya Pawa, Dhangali, Dilruba, Sarangi, Kamaicha, Matta Kokila Veena, Naltarang, Tungbuk, Pakhawaj, Rabab, Ravanhattha, Thal Dana, Rudra Veena, among others.

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