In this article, we have listed all the social folk dances performed in India. Exams like SSC CGL,IBPS PO and Clerk may contain a question on Dance forms. So, here is the list of all.
Social folk Dances are performed with kiths and kins in family functions, Birth celebration, Marriage etc.
|DANCE FORM||GEOGRAPHICAL AREA||OCCASION|
|Dhobiya||Uttar Pradesh||On the occasion of Marriage or Childbirth in dhobi community|
|Tushing||Kinnori tribal areas of Himachal Pradesh||To search life partner|
|Laddakhi||Laddakh region of Jammu and Kashmir||On arrival of bride|
|Kachhi Godhi||Western areas of Rajasthan||In wedding ceremonies|
|Charava||Rajasthan||On the occasion of childbirth|
|Joria||Bheel tribal of Rajasthan||Wedding Ceremonies|
|Naktaura||Uttar Pradesh||Wedding Ceremonies|
|Kanra||Bundelkhand region of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh||Wedding Ceremonies|
|Kaksar||Aboojh Maria tribal areas of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh||To choose life partner|
|Gaj Nach||Dhangar tribal areas of Maharashtra||On fulfilment of wishes dance is performed during prayer in temple|
|Hudo||Taranetar village of Saurashtra Gujarat||In fares organised to choose life partner|
|Paika||Munda tribal area of Bihar||Wedding ceremonies and dussehara|