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Important Regional (folk) Dances and States in India

Bihu - Assam

* Sattriya - Assam

Ottam Thullal - Kerala

* Kathakali - Kerala

Yakshagana - Karnataka

Bhangra - Punjab

Tamasha - Maharashtra

Koli - Maharashtra

Nautanki - Uttar Pradesh

Garba - Gujarat

Chau dance - Orissa ,Bihar

Cheraw (Bamboo Dance) - Mizoram


Kummi - Tamil Nadu


Bharatanatyam  -  Tamil Nadu

Lahoo Dance - Meghalaya

Kalbelia - Rajasthan ( UNESCO heritage list)

*Koodiyattam-kerala( UNESCO heritage list)
Kuchipudi - Andhra pradesh

Kottam -
Andhra pradesh

Important GK Questions about Dance

1. Which place did bharatanatyam originate?
Answer: Tamil Nadu

2. Which dance is associated with the personality Rukmini Devi Arundale ?
Answer: Bharatanatyam

3. Which dance is known as the "Ballet of East" ?
Answer: Manipuri

4. Which dance is based on Geethagovindam wrote by Jayadevan ?
Answer: Odissi dance

5. Which place did Kuchipudi dance originate?
Answer: kuchipudi village in Andhra Pradesh

6. Which dance is associated with the personality Siddhendra Yogi ?
Answer: Kuchipudi dance

7. Where did  the dance Kathak originate?
Answer: Uttar Pradesh

* 8. What is the total number of classical dances in India ?
Answer: 8

* 9. Which state has most number of classical dances ?
Answer: Kerala (Kathakali,Mohiniyattam)

* 10. Which dance form was originated in majuli island ?
Answer: Sattriya

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  1. This blog is awesome for gk.thank you.

  2. Ballot of East is kathakali and not Manipuri

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