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Folk dance in India

that are performed across villages and cities are Bhangra, Garba, Kalbelia and Bihu.[1]

The state-wise distribution of folk dances are

  • Assam: Khel, Gopal, Rakhal Lila, Tabal Chongli, Canoe, Nongkrem, Ankiya Nat, Kirtania Natak, Ojapali,Bihu
  • Bihar: Jadur, Kathaputli, Bhako, Jhijiya, Karma, Jatra, Natna, Bidesia, Senkela Chhau, Jat-Jatni Bidpada, Ramkhelia.
  • Gujarat : Bhavai, Garba, Tippani Dance, Padhar dance, Dangi Nritya, Hudo, Matukdi, Aagwa, Siddi Dhamal
  • Haryana : Swang, Naqqal
  • Himachal Pradesh : Kariyala, Bhagat, Ras Ihanld, Harnatra Haran or Harin.
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Bhand Pathar or Bhand lashna, Rouff, Vetal Dhamali.
  • Jharkhand : Jhumar, Paika, Phagua, saraikela chhau, Bheja, Sarhul, Karma, Santhal, Domkach.
  • Karnataka: Yakshagana, Bedara Vesha, Dollu Kunitha, Santa, Doddata-Bayalata, Tala Maddle or Prasang. Dasarata, Radhna.,veeragase
  • Kerala: Kodiyattam, Margam Kali, Puli Kali, Mudiattam, Thirayattam, Chavittu Nadakam, Chakyar koothu,
  • Madhya Pradesh: Maanch, Nacha.
  • Maharashtra: Tamasha, Lalit Bharud, Gondha, Dashavatar, Lavani, Koli dance.
  • Orissa: Pala Jtra, Daskathia, Mayurbhanj Chhau, Mangal Ras, Sowang.sambalpuri(dalkhai,rasarkeli),parbha
  • Punjab: Naqqal, Swang Bhangra .
  • Rajasthan: Khyal, Rasdhari, Rammat, Turra Kilangi, Gauri, Ghoomar, Nautanki, Ihamtara.
  • Andhra Pradesh: Veethi Natakam, Burrakatha, Lambadi, Koya.
  • Tamil Nadu: Therukoothu, Kaniyan koothu, Devarattam, Maylattam, Poikal Kuthirai, Naiyaandi, Karakaattam, Oylaattam, Kaavadi attam Puliattam, Veethi Natakam, Bhagwat Mela Natakam, Kurvaanji, Pagal Vasham, Kavadi Chindu. Maankomb aattam, Thappaattam, Kolattam, saattaikuchi,Kurati attam.
  • Telangana: Bathukamma
  • Uttar Pradesh: Bhagat, Sang-Swang, Naqqual, Mayur Nritya, Charukala
  • Uttrakhand : Chholiya
  • Goa : Fugadi, Dashavatar, Perni jagar, Musal khel, Samai nrutya, Gonph dance, Dekhni, Kunbi dance, Ghode modni, Dhalo, Tonya mel, Talgadi
  • West Bengal : Chhau (Purulia), Santhali

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hoiberg, Dale (2000). Students' Britannica India, Volume 2. Popular Prakashans. p. 392.