Indian States and their Folk Dances- GK

Indian folk dance ranges over various customs and territorial styles. Bhangra of the Punjab, Garba and Dandiya of Gujarat, Ghoomar of Rajasthan, the Bihu of Assam, the Chhau of West Bengal and Jharkhand, Sambalpuri of Odisha, and the Lavani of Maharashtra are among the better-known folk dances of India. 

Bharatanatyam of Tamil Nadu, Kathak of Uttar Pradesh, Kathakali and Mohiniyattam of Kerala, Kuchipudi of Andhra Pradesh, Manipuri of Manipur, Odissi of Odisha, and the Sattriya of Assam, These are the eight classical folk dance forms including a lot of narrative forms and mythological elements specified by India's Sangeet Natak Akademi (The National Academy for Music, Dance and Drama).

Below is a list of Indian States and their Folk Dances:

StateFolk Dances
Andhra PradeshKuchipudi (Classical), Mohiniattam, Ghantamardala, Ottam Thedal, Kummi, Siddhi Madhuri, Chhadi.
Arunachal PradeshMask dance, War dance
AssamBihu, Naga dance, Bichhua, Natpuja, Maharas, Kaligopal, Bagurumba, Khel Gopal Tabal Chongli, Canoe, Jhumura Hobjanai
BiharJata-Jatin, Bakho-Bakhain, Panwariya, Sama-Chakwa, Bidesia, Jatra
ChhattisgarhGoudi, Jhumar, Karma, Dagla, Pali, Navrani, Diwari, Tapali, Mundari
GoaTarangamel, Dashavatara, Dekhni, Dhalo, Dhangar, Fugdi, Ghodemodni, Goff, Jagar, Kunbi, Mando, Muslam Khel, Perni Jagar, Ranamale, Romta Mel, Divlyan Nach (Lamp dance), Veerabhadra 
GujaratGarba, Dandiya Ras, Tippani Juriun, Bhavai
HaryanaJhumar, Phag Dance, Daph, Dhamal, Loor, Gugga, Khor, Gagor
Himachal PradeshChamba, Chhapeli, Jhora, Jhali, Chharhi, Dhaman, Mahasu, Nati, Dangi, Thali, Jhainta, Daf, Stick dance
Jammu & KashmirRauf, Hikat, Mandjas, Kud Dandi Nach, Damali
JharkhandChhau, Sarahul, Jat-Jatin, Karma, Danga, Bidesia, Sohrai
Karnataka Yakshagan, Huttari,Suggi, Kunitha, Karga, Lambi
KeralaKathakali (Classical), Rakhal, Nat Rash, Maha Rash, Raukhat
MaharashtraLavani, Nakata, Koli, Dahikala Dasavtar or Bohada, Tamasha, Lezim, Gafa,Mauni, Powara, Gouricha
ManipurManipuri (Classical), Rakhal, Nat Rash, Maha Rash, Raukhat
MeghalayaLaho, Baagla
Mizoram Khanatm, Pakhupila, Cherokan
NagalandChong, Khaiva, Lim, Nuralim
OdishaOdissi (Classical), Rakhal, Nat Rash, Maha Rash, Raukhat
PunjabBhangra, Giddha, Daff, Dhaman
RajasthanGhumar, Ganagor, Jhulan Leela, Jhuma,Chakri, Suisini, Ghapal, Panihari, Ginad
Tamil Nadu Bharatnatyam, Kumi, Kolattam, Kavadi
Uttara KhandGadhwali, Kumayuni, Kajari, Jhora, Raslila, Chappeli
Uttar PradeshNautanki, Raslila, Kajri, Jhora, Chappeli, Jaita
West BengalKathi, Gambhira, Dhali, Jatra, Baul, Marasia, Mahal, Keertan

1 comment:

  1. Thanks a lot for the list of dances good work keep it up.

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