Folk Dances of India (Statewise List of Dances of India)

List of Indian Folk Dances
List of Folk Dances of India
India is the land of thousand cultures, and each culture has its own dances to express their emotions of joy, love and happiness. These dances are performed on every possible occasion like arrival of a season, birth of child, wedding, and other festivals. They are very simple to follow and done with lot of vigour. Some dances are performed separately by men and women and some dances are performed jointly by both of them

Here is the list of Indian folk dances by states


StateFolk Dances
Andhra PradeshAndhra Natyam, Burra Katha, Butta Bommalu, Bhamakalpam, Dappu, Veeranatyam, Vilasini Natyam, Tappeta Gullu, Lambadi, Dhimsa, Kolattam
Andaman and NicobarNicobarese Dance
Arunachal PradeshPasi Kongki, Ponung, Bardo Chham, Aji Lamu, Hiirii Khaniing, Chalo
AssamBagurumba, Bihu, Bichhua, Natpuja, Maharas, Kaligopal, Khel Gopal, Tabal Chongli, Jhumura Hobjanai, Kahin Ghuruwa Nach, Bordoishikla, Domahi Kikang, Mishing Gumrak, Jhumur, Bisuyo Jama Dance
BiharJata-Jatin, Bakho-Bakhain, Bidesia, Jadur, Jatra, Jhijiya, Kajri, Jhumar, Sohar Khelwana, Krishan Nritya
ChhattisgarhSaila, Panthi, Raut Nacha, Pandwani, Karma, Bharthari Charit, Chandaini Gonda, Sua Naach, Jhirliti, Gendi
GoaTalgadi, Tarangamel, Koli, Dekhni, Fugdi, Dasarawadan, Shigmo, Ghode Modni, Samayi nrutya, Jagar, Gonph, Tonnya mell, Mando, Kunvi, Musal, Bhandap-Dhangar Dance
GujaratGarba, Dandiya Ras, Tippani Juriun, Bhavai, Siddhi Dhamal, Hudo, Matukadi, Aagawa
HaryanaJhumar, Phag, Daph, Dhamal, Loor, Gugga Dance, Khoria, Gagor, Manjira Dance
Himachal PradeshNati, Jhali Dance, Dandras, Channak Cham, Kanayala, Giddha Parhaun, Hikat
Jammu and KashmirRauf, Damali, Hikat, Mandjas, Kud, Dandi Nach
JharkhandAlkap, Karma Munda, Agni, Jhumar, Janani Jhumar, Mardana Jhumar, Paika, Phagua,Hunta Dance, Mundari Dance, Sarhul, Barao, Jhitka, Danga, Domkach, Ghora Naach
KarnatakaYakshagan, Huttari, Suggi, Kunitha, Karga, Lambi
KeralaKaliyattom, Mudiyettu, Ottam Thulal, Mohiniattam, Kaikottikali, Kolam Thullal, Kolkali, Poorakkali, Velakali, Thappukali, Kuravarkali, Kamapadavukali, Parichamuttukali, Kanniyarkali
LakshadweepLava, Kolkali, Parichakali
Madhya PradeshJawara, Matki, Aada, Khada Nach, Phulpati, Grida Dance, Selalarki, Selabhadoni, Maanch.
MaharashtraLavani, Koli, Lezim, Gafa, Dahikala Dasavtar, Tharpa Nach or Pavari Nach
ManipurDol Cholam, Thang Ta, Lai Haraoba, Pung Cholom, Khamba Thaibi, Nupa Dance, Raslila, Khubak Ishei, Lhou Sha, Jagoi Dance, Kabui Dance, Luivat Pheizak Dance, Mao Naga Dance
MeghalayaKa Shad Suk Mynsiem, Nongkrem, Laho
MizoramCheraw Dance, Khuallam, Chailam, Sawlakin, Chawnglaizawn, Zangtalam, Par Lam, Sarlamkai/Solakia, Tlanglam
NagalandRangma, Bamboo Dance, Zeliang, Nsuirolians, Gethinglim, Temangnetin, Hetaleulee
OdishaPala Jatra, Paika, Goti Pua, Savari, Ghumara, Painka, Munari, Chhau
PuducherryGaradi
PunjabBhangra, Giddha, Dhaman, Bhand, Naqual, Sammi, Jaago, Kikli, Jhumar, Luddi, Mirza, Dhamal, Khatka, Dandaas
RajasthanGhoomar, Chakri, Gangor, Jhulan Leela, Jhuma, Suisini, Ghapal, Kalbeliya, Kachchhi Ghodi, Kathputli, Matka Bhawai, Terah Taali, Chaari
SikkimChu Faat, Sikmari, Singhi Chaam, Yak Chaam, Denzong Gnenha, Tashi Yangku, Khukuri Naach, Chutkey Naach, Maruni Dance, Damsang-Lyang, Tamang Selo, Ghantu
Tamil NaduParai attam, Kumi, Kolattam, Kavadi attam, Karagam, Mayil attam, Paambhu attam, Oyilattam, Poikal Kudrai attam, Bommalattam, Theru Koothu
TelanganaPerini Shivathandavam
TripuraHojagiri, Biju, Lebang Bhoomani Dance, Garia, Hak Hak, Jhum, Sangrai-Mog, Cheraw, Gajan
Uttar PradeshCharkula, Khyal, Raslila, Swang, Nautanki, Ramlila, Mayur Dance
UttarakhandGarhwali, Jhora, Chancheri, Kajari, Kumayuni, Raslila, Barada Nati, Chappeli, Langvir Nritya, Pandav Nritya, Chounphala and Jhumelia
West BengalBaul, Alkap, Domni, Dhunachi, Purulia Chhau, Santhali, Mundari, Gambhira, Gajan, Dhak, Raibense, Laghur Nritya, Ranapa, Dhali & Paika Nritya, Natua Dance, Kirtan Dance, Jhumur, Rajbanshi, Bhadu