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State Wise List of Indian Folk Dances

Rahul Kumar 1

India is a country of diverse culture. India has 29 states and each statehas different culture, languages, religions, styles, eating habits, ethnicity, Folk dances.


It is common saying that India is a country of cultural heritage. Every Indian statereflects their unique culture, music and dance. If we talk about dance than every state of India has their unique folk Dance.


Here we have provided a Region wise list ofstates folk dances


Folks Dances of North Zone State

STATE

NAME OF THE DANCE

Jammu & Kashmir

Kud, Dumhal, Rouf, Bhand Pather, Bachha Nagma, Hafiza Dance, Bhand Jashan,Wuegi-Nachun

Himachal Pradesh

Kinnauri Nati, Namgen

Punjab

Bhangra, Jhumar, Karthi, Kikkli, Malwai Giddha, Sammi, Jindua

Uttarakhand

Barada Nati, Botiya, Cancheri, Chhapelia, Choliya, Jagars, Jhora, Romala

Uttar Pradesh

Charkula, Kathak, Karma, Dadra

Haryana

Dhamal, Daph, Phag, Ghoomar, Jhumar, Loor


Folks Dances of East Zone State

STATE

NAME OF THE DANCE

Bihar

Paika, Kajari, Bidesia, Jhijhian

Odisha

Ghumura, Chau, Goti Pua, Nacni, Odissi, Dhap, Dalkhai, Baag Naach,

Jharkhand

Karma

West Bengal

Gambhira, Kalikapatadi, Nanci, Alkap, Domni


FolkDances of West Zone State

STATE

NAME OF THE DANCE

Rajasthan

Ghoomar, Kalbelia, Bhavai, Chirami, Gair, Tera Tali

Goa

Dekhnni, Fugdi, Corridinho, Dashavatara

Gujarat

Raas, tippani, Padhar, Garba

Maharashtra

Pavri Nach, Lavani, Dangi, Koli


FolkDances of South Zone State

STATE

NAME OF THE DANCE

Andhra Pradesh

Kuchipudi, Kolattam, Dhimsa, Veeranatyam

Karnataka

Yakshagna, Bayalata, Dollu Kunitha, Veeragaase dance

Kerala

Mohiniattam, Kathakali, Padayani

Tamil Nadu

Bharata Natyam, Devarattam, Kamandi, Kummi, Karagattam, Mayil Attam, Paampu attam,

Oyilattam

Telangana

Perini Thandavam, Lambadi, Dappu, Tappeta Gullu, Burra Katha, Pagati Vesham

Tripura

Hojagiri


Folks Dances of Central Zone

STATE

NAME OF THE DANCE

Madhya Pradesh

Tertali, Charkula, Jawara, Matki dance, Phulpati dance, Maanch, Gaur Maria, Grida

Chhattisgarh

Panthi, Raut Nacha


Folks Dance of North East Zone

STATE

NAME OF THE DANCE

Arunachal Pradesh

Bardo Chham

Assam

Bihu, Jumar, Bagurumba, Ali Ai Ligang

Meghalaya

Nongkrem, Shad Suk mynsiem, Behdienkhalm, Lahoo

Manipur

Thang Ta, Dhol Cholom

Mizoram

Cheraw Dance

Nagaland

Chang Lo or Sua Lua

Sikkim

Singh Chaam

  1. Yogesh Patel Yogesh Patel

    Superb work…… Thanks for this blog……

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