Which of the following folk dances is associated with Gujarat? • Dand
Right Answer is: A
• Dandiya Raas is the traditional folk dance form of Gujarat & Rajasthan.
• It is associated with scenes of Holi, and Lila of Krishna and Radha at Vrindavan.
• It is a special feature of the Navratri festival.
• Originally performed in honor of Goddess Durga, the dance form represents a battle between the demon Mahishasura and the Goddess. Other forms of Dandiya include ‘Dang Lila’ from Rajasthan, where a single stick is used.