Chanchal (Lively), Karun (Sad, Compassionate), Shringar (Romantic)
is the representative raga of the Khamaj thaat. It omits in
arohand uses all the seven notes in
avaroh. Both forms of are used,
shuddha in aroh and
komal in avaroh. Rest all notes are shuddha. This raga is mostly used for semi-classical presentations such as Thumri, Tappa, Dadra, Bhajan along with chhota khyal. Often the other forms of the notes are also used and then it is called Mishra Khamaj.