Art and Culture is one of the most important topics in most competitive exams like UPSC CSE, State PCS, APFC, EPFO, ALC, FSSAI, SSC, CDS, CISF, CAPF and Others. “Folk Dances of India” is a part of Art and Culture and surely, one question comes from this topic. with this post, I am providing all the students, important Folk Dances of different States of India.
List of all states and their Folk dances
|Jharkhand||Chhau, Sarahul, Jat-Jatin, Karma, Danga, Bidesia, Sohrai, Paika, Bheja|
|Uttarakhand||Gadhwali, Kumayuni, Chachari, Kajari, Jhora, Raslila, Chappeli, Bhotia|
|Chhattisgarh||Gaudi, Karma, Pandwani, Jhumar, Pali, Tapali, Navrani, Diwari, Mundari|
|Andhra Pradesh||Kuchipudi (Classical), Ghantamardala, Ottam Thedal, Mohiniattam, Kummi, Siddhi, Madhuri, Chhadi|
|Arunachal Pradesh||Mask dance (Mukhauta Nritya), War dance|
|Himachal Pradesh||Jhora, Jhali, Chharhi, Dhaman, Chhapeli, Mahasu, Nati, Dangi, Chamba, Thali, Jhainta, Daf, Stick dance|
|Goa||Mandi, Jhagor, Khol, Dakni|
|Assam||Bihu, Bichhua, Natpuja, Maharas, Kaligopal, Bagurumba, Naga dance, Khel Gopal, Tabal Chongli, Canoe, Jhumura Hobjanai Ojapali|
|West Bengal||Kathi, Gambhira, Dhali, Jatra, Baul, Baul, Marasia, Mahal, Keertan|
|Kerala||Kathakali (Classical), Ottam Thulal, Mohiniattam, Kaikottikali, Tappatikali, Kali Auttam|
|Manipur||Manipuri (Classical), Rakhal, Nat Rash, Maha Rash, Raukhat|
|Nagaland||Chong, Khaiva, Lim, Nuralim|
|Orissa||Odissi (Classical), Savari, Ghumara, Painka, Munari, Chhau, Chadya Dandanata|
|Maharashtra||Lavani, Nakata, Koli, Lezim, Gafa, Dahikala Dasavtar or Bohada, Tamasha, Mauni, Powara, Gouricha, Lalita|
|Karnataka||Yakshagan, Huttari, Veeragase, Suggi, Kunitha, Karga, Lambi|
|Gujarat||Garba, Dandiya Ras, Lasya, Panihari, Tippani, Juriun, Bhavai.|
|Punjab||Bhangra, Giddha, Daff, Dhaman|
|Rajasthan||Ghumar, Chakri, Ganagor, Jhulan Leela, Jhuma, Suisini, Ghapal, Panihari, Ginad|
|Mizoram||Khanatm, Pakhupila, Cherokan|
|Jammu & Kashmir||Rauf, Hikat, Mandjas, Kud, Dandi nach, Damali|
|Tamil Nadu||Bharatnatyam, Kumi, Kolattam, Kavadi|
|Uttar Pradesh||Nautanki, Raslila, Jadda, Kajri, Jhora, Chappeli, Jaita|
|Bihar||Jata-Jatin, Jhijhiya, Bakho-Bakhain, Panwariya, Sama-Chakwa, Bidesia, Karik Jhummer, Jatra|
|Haryana||Jhumar, Phag dance, Daph, Dhamal, Loor, Gugga, Khor, Gagor|
Kuchipudi is the famous dance of which state?
How many folk dances are in India?
There are more than 30 folk dances in India. some of the famous folk dances are Chhau, Mask dance, Chhapeli, Ghoomer, Bihu, Jatra.
what does “Folk Dance” mean?
Folk Dance is a traditional dance of a state or a tribe that basically represents its culture.
Name the Oldest Folk Dance of India?
Bharatanatyam, a classical dance (mother of all classical dance styles)