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Howrah_BridgeHowrah district is a district of the West Bengal state in eastern India. Howrah district is one of the highly urbanized area of West Bengal.

Howrah is the second smallest district after Kolkata. It has thousands of years of rich heritage in the form of the great Bengali kingdom of Bhurshut. The district is named after its headquarters, the city of Howrah

Hon'ble District Magistrate Dr. (Ms.) P. Deepap Priya, IAS
Uluberia Musical Instrument Cluster
Uluberia Musical Instrument Cluster

Uluberia Musical Instrument Cluster

Spanning over the four villages of Dhulasimla, RangMahal, Maikhali & Dadpur of Uluberia, the musical instruments cluster in Howrah is currently one of the biggest musical instruments cluster in the country. The cluster had its origin just after independence and is close to 70 years old. With almost all types of musical instruments including sitar, sarode, guitar, tanpura (or tambura) and many others, the cluster has a high demand within and outside the country for both its fine quality and the timbre of the sound. Many eminent musicians have used musical instruments procured from this area, with Pundit Ravi Shankar being one of them. This cluster in Howrah is a treasure trove of skills and craftsmanship accumulated over generations.

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    Howrah Station
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    Howrah Bridge
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