Indian states and their folk dances

About: India is full of diversity that is the strength of the country. A lot of dances are performed in India in that there are some folk dances and some are a classical dance. It might happen that more than one folk dance in a state. Folk dances are mostly performed on a special occasion like festivals. The important fact of folk dances of India is that in these dances there are various dresses and ornaments. By wearing these dresses and ornaments dances are performed. India is full of tradition. The way of performance is very unique in every dance in India. The folk dances vary according to the area and culture.

The folk dances of India is a very important topic. It is very useful for Sarkari Naukri, government jobs, UPSC, SSC, UPSSSC, Police recruitment exam. From this topic questions always asked. For the examination point of we should prepare this topic. list of all folk dances and their states is following-

 

The Indian States And their Folk Dances

Folk Dances

Indian States

Baul

Chau (Chhaau)

West Bengal

Nati

Chhapeli

Munzra

Luddi Dance

 

Himachal Pradesh

Rauf

Hikat

Chakri

 

Jammu and Kashmir

Dahikala

Tamasha

Lawani

Lezim

 

Maharastra

Ghoomar

Chakari

Kalbelia

 

Rajasthan

Nautanki

Kajri

Uttar Pradesh

Raut Nacha

Panthi

Pandavani

 

Chhattisgarh

Lai Haroba

Maha Rasa

Manipur

Chiraw (Bamboo-Dance)

Mizoram

Bhangra

Gidda

Jhumar

Karthi

Sammi

Jago Ahiya

 

 

Punjab

Jata-Jatin

Bidesia

Purbi

Faguna

 

Bihar

Ghantamardala

(Vidhibhaga-vatham)

Kolattam

 

Andhra Pradesh

Bardo Chham

Arunachal Pradesh

Bihu

Bagurumba

Oja pali

Ali ali Ligang

 

Assam

Garba

Dandiya Ras

Rasila

Bhaval

Tipanni Juriun

Padhar

 

 

Gujrat

Swang

Haryana

Mando

Goa

Yakshagan

Dollu Kunita

Suggi

Bayalata

 

Karnataka

Ottam Thulal

Kaikottikalai

Kerala

Charkula

Matki Dance

Tertali

Jawara

Grida Dance

Phulpatti Dance

 

 

Madhya Pradesh

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