People, Culture, Festivals of Jharkhand


Jharkhand people, culture, festivals includes various facets like the tribes, music, musical instruments, archaeology, sports and youth affairs, crafts, fairs and festivals and food of Jharkhand.

The different types of music practiced in the state are Dohari, Domkach, Janani, Jhumar, Mardana, Daidhara, Pahilsanjha, Adhratiya and Vinsariya. The musical instruments that form a major segment of the people, culture and festivals in Jharkhand are Kadri, Gupijantra, Sarangi and Tuila, Vyang, Anandlahri and Bansuri. The varieties of dance forms that are popular in Jharkhand include Paika, Chaw, Jadur and Karma.

The different crafts of Jharkhand, which are an important part of the people, culture and festivals of Jharkhand, include wood crafts, bamboo crafts, Paitkar paintings and metal works.

The fairs and festivals of Jharkhand are the Kunda Mela, the Kolhua Mela, the Chatra Mela, the Kundri Mela and the Tutilawa Mela.

The variety of dishes, which are an integral part of the culture and festivals at Jharkhand, include Bihari Litti, Pittha, Suran Chutney and Khichdi.

The archaeology is an important part of Jharkhand people, culture, festivals. It includes some important sites like the Asura sites of Kathar Toli and Hansa in Ranchi. The state is engaged in a lot of sports and youth affairs including sports training centers and gymnasiums.

Jharkhand People



The people of Jharkhand belong to different tribes. These are Baiga, Bathaudi, Asur, Banjara, Bhumij, Bedia, Binjhia, Santhal, Oraon, Birjia, Birhor, Chero, Gond, Karmali, Parhaiya, Chick Baraik, Ho, Kharwar, Khond, Kharia, Gorait, Korba, Kisan, Kora, Lohar, Munda, Mahli, Mal Paharia, Sauria Paharia and Savar.





Last Updated on : 25th March 2013

     


     

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