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Sawani is a genre of semi-classical singing, popular in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.[1][2]

It comes in the series of season songs, like Chaiti, Hori and Kajari, and is traditionally sung in the villages and towns of Uttar Pradesh: around Banaras, Mirzapur, Mathura, Allahabad and the Bhojpur regions of Bihar.


  1. ^ "Morning glory". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 7 March 2008. Retrieved 16 January 2012.
  2. ^ Daily Times Retrieved 16 January 2012. Missing or empty |title= (help)