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Discussion :: Indian Culture - Section 1 (Q.No.7)

7. 

Which of the following folk dance forms is associated with Gujarat?

[A]. Nautanki
[B]. Garba
[C]. Kathakali
[D]. Bhangra

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

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Disha said: (May 28, 2011)  
Garba is the best folk dance ever.

Teja said: (May 28, 2012)  
Garba dance from popular at festivel time, India.

Prashant said: (Aug 6, 2013)  
All Gujarati play Garba Dance at Navratri festival In Gujarat.

Radhika said: (Sep 24, 2013)  
Garba is best folk dance of gujarat.

Pravallika said: (Jan 21, 2014)  
Ya. Garba dance is most popular folk song for Gujarat.

Atik said: (Apr 1, 2014)  
Garba is a best folk dance.

Deepa said: (Apr 26, 2014)  
Why garba is famous dance of gujarat?

Rashmi said: (Nov 29, 2015)  
What about Nautanki?

Ashok Kumar said: (Dec 28, 2015)  
Dandiya is also a popular dance of Gujarat.

Ashok said: (Dec 28, 2015)  
@Rashmi.

Nautanki is famous drama of Uttar pradesh.

Nipun said: (Jul 15, 2016)  
Folk dance in India is a term broadly used to describe all forms of folk and tribal dances in regions across India. While Indian classical dance is considered a higher form of art and was practiced in courts, temples and on special occasions, folk dance forms are practiced in groups in rural areas as an expression of their daily work and rituals. They are performed on religious, seasonal festivals or entertainment. Some of the popular folk dances that are performed in villages and cities are Bhangra, Garba, Kalbelia, and Bihu.

The state-wise distribution of folk dances are.

Assam: Khel, Gopal, Rakhal Lila, Tabal Chongli, Canoe, Nongkrem, Ankiya Nat, Kirtania Natak, Ojapali, Bihu.

Bihar: Jadur, Kathaputli, Bhako, Jhijiya, Karma, Jatra, Natna, Bidesia, Senkela Chhau, Jat-Jatni Bidpada, Ramkhelia.

Gujarat : Bhavai, Garba, Tippani Dance, Padhar dance, Dangi Nritya, Hudo, Matukdi, Aagwa, Siddi Dhamal.

Haryana : Swang, Naqqal.

Himachal Pradesh : Kariyala, Bhagat, Ras Ihanld, Harnatra Haran or Harin.

Jammu and Kashmir: Bhand Pathar or Bhand lashna, Vetal Dhamali.

Karnataka: Yakshagana, Bedara Vesha, Dollu Kunitha, Santa, Doddata-Bayalata, Tala Maddle or Prasang. Dasarata, Radhna. , veeragase.

Kerala: Kodiyattam, Margam Kali, Mudiattam, Thirayattam, Chavittu Nadakam, Chakyar koothu,

Madhya Pradesh: Maanch, Nacha.

Maharashtra: Tamasha, Lalit Bharud, Gondha, Dashavatar, Lavni.

Orissa: Pala Jtra, Daskathia, Mayurbhanj Chhau, Mangal Ras, Sowang. Sambalpuri (dalkhai, rasarkeli) , parbha.

Punjab: Naqqal, Swang bhangra.

Rajasthan: Khyal, Rasdhari, Rammat, Turra Kilangi, Gauri, Nautanki, Ihamtara.

Andhra Pradesh: Veethi Natakam, Burrakatha, lambadi, koya.

Tamil Nadu: Therukuttu, Veethi Natakam, Bhagwat Mela Natakam, Kurvaanji, Pagal Vasham, Kavadi Chindu.

Telangana: Bathukamma.

Uttar Pradesh: Bhagat, Sang-Swang, Naqqual.

Uttrakhand : Chholiya.

Goa : Fugadi, Dashavatar, Perni jagar, Musal khel, Samai nrutya, Gonph dance, Dekhni, Kunbi dance, Ghode modni, Dhalo, Tonya mel, Talgadi.

West Bengal : Chhau (Purulia), Santhali.

Gohil Suresh said: (Aug 7, 2016)  
@Nipun.

THANKS for giving the attractive and knowledgeable information.

Kamal Pradhan said: (Jan 3, 2017)  
Why is Sikkim not included in any cultural and religious group?

Ritika said: (Oct 14, 2017)  
Garba is a famous folk dance of gujarat. The word Garba in Sanskrit refers to Garbha deep (womb lamp). It is performed during Navratri festival.

Anjali Dahiya said: (Jan 20, 2018)  
Why Garba is a famous dance of Gujarat?

Kaneenika Sarkar said: (Aug 13, 2020)  
Garba is folk dance of Gujarat.

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