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List of Folk Dances of Different States in India

 

Andhra Pradesh

 

Kuchipudi, Vilasini Natyam, Andhra Natyam, Bhamakalpam, Veeranatyam, Dappu, Tappeta Gullu, Lambadi, Dhimsa, Kolattam, Butta Bommalu.

 

Assam

 

Bihu, Bichhua, Natpuja, Maharas, Kaligopal, Bagurumba, Naga dance, Khel Gopal, Tabal Chongli, Canoe, Jhumura Hobjanai

 

Bihar

 

Jata-Jatin, Bakho-Bakhain, Panwariya, Sama Chakwa, Bidesia.

 

Gujarat

 

Garba, Dandiya Ras, Tippani Juriun, Bhavai.

 

Haryana

 

Jhumar, Phag, Daph, Dhamal, Loor, Gugga, Khor, Gagor.

 

Himachal Pradesh

 

Jhora, Jhali, Chharhi, Dhaman, Chhapeli, Mahasu, Nati, Dangi.

 

Jammu and Kashmir

 

Rauf, Hikat, Mandjas, Kud Dandi Nach, Damali.

 

Karnataka

 

Yakshagan, Huttari, Suggi, Kunitha, Karga, Lambi.

 

Kerala

 

Kathakali (Classical), Ottam Thulal, Mohiniattam, Kaikottikali.

 

Maharashtra

 

Lavani, Nakata, Koli, Lezim, Gafa, Dahikala Dasavtar or Bohada.

Odisha

 

Odissi (Classical), Savari, Ghumara, Painka, Munari, Chhau.

 

West Bengal

 

Kathi, Gambhira, Dhali, Jatra, Baul, Marasia, Mahal, Keertan.

 

Punjab

 

Bhangra, Giddha, Daff, Dhaman, Bhand, Naqual.

 

Rajasthan

 

Ghumar, Chakri, Ganagor, Jhulan Leela, Jhuma, Suisini, Ghapal, Kalbeliya.

 

Tamil Nadu

 

Bharatanatyam, Kumi, Kolattam, Kavadi.

 

Uttar Pradesh

 

Nautanki, Raslila, Kajri, Jhora, Chappeli, Jaita.

 

Uttarakhand

 

Garhwali, Kumayuni, Kajari, Jhora, Raslila, Chappeli.

 

Goa

 

Tarangamel, Koli, Dekhni, Fugdi, Shigmo, Ghode, Modni, Samayi nrutya, Jagar, Ranmale, Gonph, Tonnya mell.

 

Madhya Pradesh

 

Jawara, Matki, Aada, Khada Nach, Phulpati, Grida Dance, Selalarki, Selabhadoni, Maanch.

 

Chhattisgarh

 

Gaur Maria, Panthi, Raut Nacha, Pandwani, Vedamati, Kapalik, Bharthari Charit, Chandaini.

 

Jharkhand

 

Alkap, Karma Munda, Agni, Jhumar, Janani Jhumar, Mardana Jhumar, Paika, Phagua,Hunta Dance, Mundari Dance, Sarhul, Barao, Jhitka, Danga, Domkach, Ghora Naach.

 

Arunachal Pradesh

 

Buiya, Chalo, Wancho, Pasi Kongki, Ponung, Popir, Bardo Chham.

 

Manipur

 

Dol Cholam, Thang Ta, Lai Haraoba, Pung Cholom, Khamba Thaibi, Nupa Dance, Raslila, Khubak Ishei, Lhou  Sha.

 

Meghalaya

 

Ka Shad Suk Mynsiem, Nongkrem, Laho.

 

Mizoram

 

Cheraw Dance, Khuallam, Chailam, Sawlakin, Chawnglaizawn, Zangtalam, Par Lam, Sarlamkai/Solakia, Tlanglam.

 

Nagaland

 

Rangma, Bamboo Dance, Zeliang, Nsuirolians, Gethinglim, Temangnetin, Hetaleulee.

 

Tripura

 

Hojagiri.

 

Sikkim

 

Chu Faat Dance, Sikmari, Singhi Chaam or the Snow Lion Dance, Yak Chaam, Denzong Gnenha, Tashi Yangku Dance, Khukuri Naach, Chutkey Naach, Maruni Dance.

 

Lakshadweep

 

Lava, Kolkali, Parichakali.

 

 

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