Why is it in News?
IRDAI and National Health Agency has joined hands for the Ayushman Bharat Scheme.
About the Dance form:
- Theyyam is derived from a Sanskrit word ‘Daivam’ which means God’s Dance.
- Theyyam is a popular ritual form of worship in Kolathunadu area of Kerala, which is performed by men only.
- Theyyam is usually performed in front of sacred groves which are locally called as ‘Kaavu’.