19.11.18 (CGPSC) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chhattisgarh Culture : Jhirliti   Due to lack of a fixed pattern Its tough to categorize it as a set dance form. This dance is performed in a Halloween like ritual.   It is played by the kids in the Bastar region of central India along with Chhatisgarh. As the sun sets in, the … Read more

17-18.11.18 (CGPSC) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Raut Nacha   It is also known as the Folk dance of Cow herds! These artists often sing Kabir‘s dohas (a sort of ballad). The Yadava/Yaduvanshis, is a caste of Chhattisgarh who consider themselves to be descendants of Krishna. The scenes depict the fierce fight between King Kansa and the cowherds of that area. … Read more

16.11.18 (CGPSC) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH   Chhattisgarh Culture : Panthi Dance   Panthi Dance is one of the prominent ritual of the Satnami community of Chhattisgarh. The Satnamis believe in Nirvana philosophy and their dance conveys this ideology. The community celebrates the birth anniversary of Guru Ghasidas on Maghi Purnima. The rich cultural heritage and traditional legacies of the … Read more

15.11.18 (CGPSC) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chhattisgarh Culture : Sua or Sugga dance   The Sua or Sugga dance of the women of Chhattisgarh and the Maikal Hills is significant for its elegance and grace. The word ‘Sua’ means a parrot. The women take recourse to this dance a month in advance of the festival of Diwali.   While dancing, … Read more

14.11.18 (CGPSC) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chhattisgarh Culture : Raut Nacha   It is also known as the Folk dance of Cow herds! These artists often sing Kabir‘s dohas (a sort of ballad). The Yadava/Yaduvanshis, is a caste of Chhattisgarh who consider themselves to be descendants of Krishna. The scenes depict the fierce fight between King Kansa and the cowherds … Read more

13.11.18 (CGPSC) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chhattisgarh Culture : Pandavani   This folk ballad portrays the account of Pandavas – the main characters of an epic battle. Recital of tales of Mahabharata is one of its prominent characteristic. In this dance form a group of dancers consists of a lead artist is accompanied by supporting musicians.   The two main … Read more

12.11.18 (CGPSC) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH     Chhattisgarh Art : Bastar Dhokra   Dhokra is a non-ferrous metal casting using the lost-wax casting technique. This sort of metal casting has been used in India for over 5000 years. It was prevalent during the Indus Valley Civilisation of Harappa and Mohenjo-daro. Dhokra craft is made out of Bell metal which … Read more

10-11.11.18 (CGPSC) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chhattisgarh Culture : Saila Dance   Quintessential Features: This dance is performed only by boys after the harvest season in the Hindu month of Aghan (November-December). This stick-dance is very similar to Dandia dance in which the boys move in various styles to strike their stick against the stick of the person standing next … Read more

09.11.18 (CGPSC) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chhattisgarh Culture : Bastar Iron Craft   Wrought Iron craft or Loha Shilp is one of the most unique and oldest craft form in bastar region to create dark raw forms of the metal artifacts and figurines.The raw material used for this craft is mostly recycled scrap iron. The art originated from the ironsmith … Read more

08.11.18 (CGPSC) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chhattisgarh sees jump in rural voters   Voting in the second phase of the Chhattisgarh election didn’t match the record breaking turnout of round-1, pulling down the overall 2018 polling percentage to 76.35%.   In the final tally, 38 of the 90 seats showed above 80% turnout, which is a record for Chhattisgarh, said EC. Rural … Read more

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