Important Classical and Folk Dances in India:Static GK For All Competitive Exams

Here is a list of Important Indian Dance forms which will help you in exams like UPSC, BPSC,SSC MTS.SSC CHSL, SSC CGL,Railways and other Banking Exams like IBPS, RBI, SBI Clerk etc.

S.NoStatesDance forms
1Andaman & Nicobar islandsDance of Nicobarese
2Andhra PradeshKuchipudi, Kolattam
3Arunachal PradeshBardo Chham
4AssamBihu Dance
5ChattisgarhPanthi, Rauta Nach, Gaur Maria dance
6GoaTarangamel, Dashavatara, Dekhni, Dhalo, Dhangar, Fugdi, Ghodemodni, Goff, Jagar, Kunbi, Mando, Muslam Khel, Perni Jagar, Ranamale, Romta Mel, Divlyan Nach (Lamp dance), Veerabhadra
7GujaratGarba, Raas, Tippani dance, Padhar
8HaryanaSaang dance, Chhathi Dance, Khoria Dance, Ras Leela, Dhamal Dance, Ghoomar Dance, Jhumar Dance, Loor Dance, Gugga Dance, Teej Dance, Phag dance, Chaupaiya.
9JharkhandKarma / Munda
10KarnatakaYakshagana, Bayalata, Dollu kunitha, Veeragaase dance
11KashmirDumhal
12LakshadweepLava
13Madhya PradeshTertali, Charkula, Jawara, Matki dance, Phulpati Dance, Grida dance, Maanch
14MaharashtraPavri nach, Lavani,Koli
15ManipurThang Ta, Dhol Cholom
16MizoramCheraw dance
17NagalandChang lo / Sua luo
18OdishaGumura Dannce, Ruk Mar Nacha, Goti Pua, Nacni, Odissi, Danda Nacha, Baagh nach/Tiger dance, Dalkhai, Dhap, Ghumra, Karma nach, Keisabadi.
19PuducherryGaradi
20PunjabBhangra, Giddha, Malwai Giddha, Jhumar, Karthi, Kikkli, Sammi, Dandass, Ludi, Jindua.
21RajasthanGhoomar, Kalbelia, Bhavai, Tera tali, Chirami, Gair.
22SikkimSinghi chham
23Tamil NaduBharatanatyam, Kamandi, Devarattam, Kummi, Kolattam, Karagattam, Mayilattam/Peacock dance, Paambu aatam/snake dance, Oyilattam, Puliyattam, poikkal kuthirai attam, Bommalattam, Therukuthu.
24TripuraHojagiri.
25West BengalGambhira, Kalikapatadi, Nanci, Alkap, Domni