Folk Dances Of India State wise List

By | 12/06/2019

India is a country of diversity. In this post we are going to discuss different dance form of India with states. India is a rich country in culture. There is a dance form for every occasion whether it is birth or death. Here we are providing list of folk dances of India. They are important for your general knowledge as well as for exams if you are student. Folk dances comes under Art and culture in UPSC, SSC and other government exam. You can expect at least one question in each exam.

Folk dances of India

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StateFolk Dance
Andhra PradeshKuchipudi, Vilasini Natyam, Andhra Natyam, Bhamakalpam, Veeranatyam, Dappu, Tappeta Gullu, Lambadi, Dhimsa,Butta Bommalu.
AssamBihu, Bichhua, Natpuja, Maharas, Kaligopal, Bagurumba, Naga dance, Khel Gopal, Tabal Chongli, Canoe, Jhumura Hobjanai
BiharJata-Jatin, Bakho-Bakhain, Panwariya, Sama Chakwa, Bidesia.
GujaratGarba, Ras, Tippani Juriun, Bhavai, Dandiya.
HaryanaJhumar, Phag, Daph, Dhamal, Loor, Gugga, Khor, Gagor.
Himachal PradeshJhora, Jhali, Chharhi, Dhaman, Chhapeli, Mahasu, Nati.
Jammu and KashmirRauf, Hikat, Mandjas, Kud Dandi Nach, Damali.
KarnatakaYakshagan, Huttari, Suggi, Kunitha, Karga, Lambi.
KeralaKathakali, Ottam Thulal, Mohiniattam, Kaikottikali.
OdishaOdissi, Savari, Ghumara, Painka, Munari, Chhau.
MaharashtraLavani, Nakata, Koli, Lezim, Gafa, Dahikala Dasavtar.
West BengalKathi, Gambhira, Dhali, Jatra, Baul, Marasia, Mahal, Keertan.
RajasthanGhumar, Chakri, Ganagor, Jhulan Leela, Jhuma, Suisini, Ghapal, Kalbeliya.
PunjabBhangra, Giddha, Dhaman, Bhand, Naqual.
Tamil NaduBharatanatyam, Kumi, Kolattam, Kavadi.
Uttar PradeshNautanki, Raslila, Kajri, Jhora, Chappeli, Jaita.
Madhya PradeshJawara, Matki, Aada, Khada Nach, Phulpati, Grida Dance, Selalarki, Selabhadoni, Maanch.
GoaTarangamel, Koli, Dekhni, Fugdi, Shigmo, Ghode, Modni, Samayi nrutya, Jagar, Ranmale, Gonph, Tonnya mell.
UttarakhandGarhwali, Kumayuni, Kajari, Jhora, Raslila, Chappeli.
JharkhandAlkap, Karma Munda, Agni, Jhumar, Janani Jhumar, Mardana Jhumar, Paika, Phagua,Hunta Dance, Mundari Dance, Sarhul, Barao, Jhitka, Danga, Domkach, Ghora Naach.
ChhattisgarhGaur Maria, Panthi, Raut Nacha, Pandwani, Vedamati, Kapalik, Bharthari Charit, Chandaini.
NagalandRangma, Bamboo Dance, Zeliang, Nsuirolians, Gethinglim, Temangnetin, Hetaleulee.
MizoramCheraw Dance, Khuallam, Chailam, Sawlakin, Chawnglaizawn, Zangtalam, Par Lam, Sarlamkai/Solakia, Tlanglam.
MeghalayaKa Shad Suk Mynsiem, Nongkrem, Laho.
ManipurDol Cholam, Thang Ta, Lai Haraoba, Pung Cholom, Khamba Thaibi, Nupa Dance, Raslila, Khubak Ishei, Lhou Sha.
Arunachal PradeshBuiya, Chalo, Wancho, Pasi Kongki, Ponung, Popir, Bardo Chham.
TripuraHojagiri.
LakshadweepLava, Kolkali, Parichakali.
SikkimChu Faat Dance, Sikmari, Singhi Chaam or the Snow Lion Dance, Yak Chaam, Denzong Gnenha, Tashi Yangku Dance, Khukuri Naach, Chutkey Naach, Maruni Dance.

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