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Folk arts of Jharkhand

Deepshikha Jharkhand, the land of forests, gained statehood in the year 2000. It shares its borders with Bihar, West Bengal, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. 30% of its population is tribal and the land is known for its hills, waterfalls and holy places. Chau, Santhali, Mundari and Jhamair are popular folk dances. Folk art is …

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Outreach of traditional Indian Art: Mithila paintings find home in an exhibition in America

It is heart-warming to see traditional Indian art getting admired and discussed outside India. Therefore, we were thrilled when we came to know about Tradition and Transformation: Mithila Art of India, an exhibition that will run at the Benton Museum, Connecticut, US, from March 24 to July 30, 2022.  Mithila art is an indigenous form …

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