Dogri Folk Dance

  • Recently, the Union government conferred Padma Shri awards to Jammu’s Dogri folk dancer Romalo Ram, Srinagar’s woodcarver Ghulam Nabi Dar and Himachal vocalist Som Dutt Battu.
  • Dogri folk dance is an integral part of the cultural heritage of the Dogra community in the Jammu region of Jammu and Kashmir.
  • It is often performed during various festive occasions and celebrations.
  • The dance is characterized by energetic and rhythmic movements, accompanied by traditional Dogri music and instruments.
  • Women typically wear colourful traditional attire, including pheran (a loose gown) and headscarves, while men wear traditional clothing such as kurta and churidar.
  • It often ....
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