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Group: Pokhran Manganiyaar Group
Shaukat Khan is an artist in the folk music spectrum of Rajasthan. He belongs to the Manganiyar community which has a history of passing on their musical talents down to future generations. Shaukat hails from Khelana village of Jaisalmer district.
Shaukat has been learning music since the age of 8. Most people in this community begin learning music as a child and master more than one traditional instrument during their lifetime. Similarly, Shaukat started learning music with the help of vocal ability. Along with the group of musicians lead by Haape he has performed in almost all districts of Rajasthan. Currently, at the age of 12, Shaukat aspires to make an impact on the livelihoods of the people in the community through his craft through more opportunities to showcase the art form he is inordinately passionate about.