List of Indian Classical Dances Statewise
Here is the complete List of Dance Forms in India- Folk & Classical Dance. Every classical dance its own technicalities, dress, steps, music on which it is performed. this is a very important topic from static GK from the perspective of different competitive exams such as UPSC, SSC and other exams.
|List of Classical dances in India||State of Origin|
List of Indian Folk Dances Statewise
This is the complete list of important folk dances of India that show the diverse and united culture of India. These dances are usually performed during celebrations, harvest, and on other occasions. This is the most important part of Indian Art and Culture asked different competitive exams like UPSC both prelims and mains, SSC, and other exams.
|State of Origin||List of Folk Dances in India|
|Andhra Pradesh||Vilasini Natyam, Bhamakalpam, Veeranatyam, Dappu, Tappeta Gullu, Lambadi, Dhimsa, Kolattam.|
|Arunachal Pradesh||Buiya, Chalo, Wancho, Pasi Kongki, Ponung, Popir|
|Assam||Bihu, Bichhua, Natpuja, Maharas, Kaligopal, Bagurumba, Naga dance, Khel Gopal.|
|Bihar||Jata-Jatin, Bakho-Bakhain, Panwariya|
|Chhattisgarh||Gaur Maria, Panthi, Raut Nacha, Pandwani, Vedamati, Kapalik|
|Gujarat||Garba, Dandiya Raas, Tippani Juriun, Bhavai|
|Goa||Tarangamel, Koli, Dekhni, Fugdi, Shigmo, Ghode, Modni, Samayi nrutya, Jagar, Ranmale|
|Haryana||Jhumar, Phag, Daph, Dhamal, Loor, Gugga, Khor.|
|Himachal Pradesh||Jhora, Jhali, Chharhi, Dhaman, Chhapeli, Mahasu|
|Jammu & Kashmir||Rauf, Hikat, Mandjas, Kud Dandi Nach|
|Jharkhand||Alkap, Karma Munda, Agni, Jhumar, Janani Jhumar, Mardana Jhumar, Paika, Phagua|
|Karnataka||Yakshagana, Huttari, Suggi, Kunitha, Karga|
|Kerala||Ottam Thullal, Kaikottikali|
|Maharashtra||Lavani, Nakata, Koli, Lezim, Gafa, Dahikala Dasavtar|
|Madhya Pradesh||Jawara, Matki, Aada, Khada Nach, Phulpati, Grida Dance, Selalarki, Selabhadoni|
|Manipur||Dol Cholam, Thang Ta, Lai Haraoba, Pung Cholom|
|Meghalaya||Ka Shad Suk Mynsiem, Nongkrem, Laho|
|Mizoram||Cheraw Dance, Khuallam, Chailam, Sawlakin, Chawnglaizawn, Zangtalam|
|Nagaland||Rangma, Zeliang, Nsuirolians, Gethinglim|
|Odisha||Savari, Ghumara, Painka, Munari|
|Punjab||Bhangra, Giddha, Daff, Dhaman, Bhand|
|Rajasthan||Ghumar, Chakri, Ganagor, Jhulan Leela, Jhuma, Suisini, Ghapal|
|Sikkim||Chu Faat, Sikmari, Singhi Chaam or the Snow Lion, Yak Chaam, Denzong Gnenha, Tashi Yangku|
|Tamil Nadu||Kumi, Kolattam, Kavadi|
|Uttar Pradesh||Nautanki, Raslila, Kajri, Jhora, Chappeli|
|Uttarakhand||Garhwali, Kumayuni, Kajari, Jhora, Raslila|
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- List of National Highways in India
- List of Countries sharing Border with Indian States
- List of Highest Mountain Peaks in India State wise
- List of International Airports in India [PDF]
- National Symbols of India [PDF 2021]
- List of Major Seaports in India PDF
- List of Important Rivers in India PDF
- List of important Indian Cities on River Banks in India [PDF 2021]
- List of Important Tribes In India Statewise PDF
FAQ’s For Important Folk Dance and Classical Dance
Which is the oldest dance of India?
Who is the famous dancer of Kathak?
Pandit Birju Maharaj
What is Kathakali dance based on?
Kathakali is based on sacred Hindu mythology, especially the two epics, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata.