NEW DELHI: Google on Saturday marked India’s 74th Independence Day with a doodle.
The illustration was the work of Mumbai-based guest artist Sachin Ghanekar and depicted India’s rich musical legacy, dating back to over 6,000 years. The doodle depicted several iconic folk instruments, including the tutari, shehnai, dhol, veena, sarangi and bansuri.
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The musical diversity shown in the doodle was a representation of India’s varied culture.
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“At a philosophical level, my inspiration was the diversity of this country. This rich cultural fabric meticulously woven together always amazes me. For the execution of the Doodle, I included various musical instruments, drawing inspiration from various Indian art forms like Kalamkari, Madhubani, Warli, Gond, Phad, and Pichwai to bring this idea to life,” Ghanekar was quoted as saying by Google.
Watch Google celebrates India’s 74th Independence Day with a beautiful Doodle


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