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States

The Folk Dances

Andhra PradeshKuchhipudi (Classical), Ghantamardala, Kolattam/Kolanna Thedal, Mohiniattam, Kummi, Siddhi Madhuri, Chhadi
Arunachal PradeshBardo Chham, Mask Dance (Mukhauta Nritya), War Dance
AssamBihu, Bichhua, Natpuja, Maharas, Kaligopal, Bagurumba, Ali Ai Ligang, Naga Dance, Khel Gopal, Tabal Bhongli, Canoe, Jhumura Habjanai
BiharJata-Jatin, Bakho-Bakhain, Panwariya, Sama-Chakwa, Bidesia, Jatra
ChhatishgarhGoudi, karma, Jhumar, Dagla, Pali, Tapali, Navrani, Diwari, Mundari
GoaMando, Jhagor, Khol, Dekhni, Talgadi, Goff, Dasarawadan etc.
GujaratGarba, Dandiya Ras, Tippani Dance, Juriun, Bhavai
HaryanaJhumar, Phag Dance, Daph, Dhamal, Loor, Gugga, Khor, Gagor
Himachal PradeshJhora, Jhali, Chharhi, Dhaman, Chhapeli, Mahasu, Nati, Dangi, Chamba, Thali, Jhainta, Daf, Stick Dance
Jammu & KashmirDumhal, Rauf, Hikat, Mandjas, Kud Dandi Naach, Damali, Panthi
JharkhandChhau, Sarahul, Jat-Jatin, Karma, Danga, Bidesia, Sohri
KarnatakaYakshgana, Bayalata, Huttari, Suggi, Dollu Kunitha, Karga, Lambi
KeralaKathakali (Classical), Ottam Thulal, Mohini-attam, Kaikottikali, Tappatikali, Kali Auttam
Madhya PradeshTertali, Charkula, Jawara, Matki Dance, Phulpati Dance, Grida Dance, Maanch, Gaur Maria Dance
MaharashtraLavani, Nakata, Koli, Lezim, Gafa, Dahikala Dasvtar or Bohada, Tamasha, Mauni, Powara, Gouricha, Koli
ManipurManipuri (Classical), Thang Ta, Rakhl, Nat Rash, Maharash, Raukhat, Dhol Cholom
MeghalayaLaho, Baagla, Doregata, Shad Sukmysiem, Shad Nongkrem
MizoramKhanatam, Pakhupila, Cherokan
NagalandChong Lo / Sua Lua, Khaiva, Lim, Nuralim
OdishaOddisi (Classical), Savari, Ghumara, Painka, Munari, Chhau, Chadya Dandanata, Goti Pua
PunjabBhangra, Giddha, Malwai Giddha, Jhumar, Karthi, Daff, Dhaman, Kikli,
RajasthanGhoomar, Bhavai, Chakri,Ganagor, Jhulan Leela, Jhuma, Suisini, Ghapal, Panihari, Ginad
SikkimChu Faat Dance, Singhi Chham, Yak Chaam, Khukuri Naach, Maruni Dance, Chutkey Naach
Tamil NaduBharatnatyam, Kummi, Kolattam, Kavadi, Mayil Attam, Paampuattam, Oyilattam, Theru Koothu etc.
TripuraBizu, Cheraw, Garia, Hozagiri, Hai-Hak, Labang, Wangala, Way(Lamp) Festival Dance
UttarakhandGadhwali, Kumayuni, Kajari, Jhora, Rasila, Chappeli
Uttar PradeshNautanki, Raslila, Kajri, Jhora, Chappeli, Jinta
West BengalKalikapatadi, Kathi, Gambhira, Dhali, Jatra, Baul, Marasia, Mahal, Keertan
LakshadweepLava