Static GK Notes – Art & Culture: State-wise List of Folk Dances

Major Bank, Government and Insurance Exams like RRB ALP, RRB Group D, SSC CGL, SBI PO, IBPS PO, etc are going to be conducted in the coming days. In all these exams, Art and Culture part from the Static GK section plays an important role either in the Prelims or the Main Exam depending on the Exam pattern.

To help you with the preparation of the Art and Culture section, we are providing you with Static GK Notes in this blog. The topic being covered in these Static GK Notes is Folk Dances of India. A detailed State-wise list of all the Major Folk Dances has been given below for your Exam Preparation.

Static GK Notes – Major Folk Dances of All Indian States

State

Folk Dance

Andhra Pradesh & Telangana Chhadi
Ghantamardala
Kuchipudi (Classical)
Kummi
Madhuri
Mohiniattam
Ottam Thedal
Siddhi
Arunachal Pradesh Mask dance (Mukhauta Nritya)
War dance
Assam Bagurumba
Bichhua
Bihu
Canoe
Jhumura Hobjanai
Kaligopal
Khel Gopal
Maharas
Naga dance
Natpuja
Tabal Chongli
Bihar Bakho-Bakhain
Bidesia
Jata-Jatin
Jatra
Panwariya
Sama-Chakwa
Chhattisgarh Goudi
Jhumar
Karma
Dagla
Diwari
Mundari
Navrani
Pali
Tapali
Goa Dakni
Jhagor
Khol
Mandi
Gujarat Bhavai
Dandiya Ras
Garba
Tippani Juriun
Haryana Daph
Dhamal
Gagor
Gugga
Jhumar
Khor
Loor
Phag Dance
Himachal Pradesh Chamba
Chhapeli
Chharhi
Daf
Dangi
Dhaman
Jhainta
Jhali
Jhora
Mahasu
Nati
Stick dance
Thali
Jammu & Kashmir Damali
Hikat
kud Dandi nach
Mandjas
Rauf
Jharkhand Bidesia
Chhanu
Danga
Jat-Jatin
Karma
Sarahul
Sohrai
Karnataka huttar
Karga
Kunitha
Lambi
Suggi
Yakshagan
Kerala Kaikottikali
Kali Auttam
Kathakali (Classical)
Mohini-attam
Ottam Thulal
Tappatikali
Madhya Pradesh Matki
Ahirai
Badhai
Baredi
Bhagoria
Gangaur
Naurata
Maharashtra Dahikala Dasavtar or Bohada
Gafa
Gouricha
Koli
Lavani
Lezim
Mauni
Nakata
Powara
Tamasha
Manipur Maha Rash
Manipuri (Classical)
Nat Rash
Rakhal
Raukhat
Meghalaya Baala
Laho
Mizoram Cherokan
Khanatm
Pakhupila
Nagaland Chong
Khaiva
Lim
Nuralim
Odisha Chadya Dandanata
Chhau
Ghumara
Munari
Odissi (Classical)
Painka
Savari
Punjab Bhagra
Daff
Dhaman
Giddha
Rajasthan Chakri
Ganagor
Ghapal
Ghumar
Ginad
Jhulan Leela
Jhuma
Panihari
Suisini
Sikkim Singhi Chham
Chu Faat
Gayley-Yang Dance
Ghantu
Kinchum – Chu – Bomsa
Maarooni Dance
Nyongri – Nyot
Shelo
Sherpa Dance
Tamang Selo
Yak Chham
Tamil Nadu Bharatnatyam
Kavadi
Kolattam
Kumi
Tripura Bizu Dance
Cheraw
Dailo Nritya
Gajan
Galamuchamo
Garia Dance
Hai Hak Dance
Hozagiri
Jhum Dance
Lebang Boomani
Sangrai – Mog Dance
Wya Dance
Uttar Pradesh Chappeli
Jaita
Jhora
Kajri
Nautanki
Raaslila
Uttarakhand Chappeli
Gadhwali
Jhora
Kajari
Kumayuni
Raaslila
West Bengal Baul
Dhali
Gambhira
Jatra
Kathi
Keertan
Mahal
Marasia

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That is all from us in this Static GK Notes blog for Art and Culture. We hope the State-wise list of the Folk Dances provided above is a valuable addition to your Exam preparation Study Material. Keep checking this space for more such free Static GK Questions and Notes. All the best for your Exams.

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