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Chhau Dances of Mayurbhanj

Title:Chhau Dances of Mayurbhanj
Author:Pani, Jivan
Publication:Marg
Enumeration:Vol. 22 Issue no. 1; December 1968, p. 30-34
Abstract:The article discusses the origin, rituals, and development of Chhau in Orissa. The tradition of martial practices combined with tribal dance to form Chhau, which spread in the princely states of Mayurbhanj, Nilgiri, Keonjhar, Bonai, and Seraikela. Some of the symbolic rituals associated with Chhau are mentioned.

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