Jagran Josh Logo

Jharkhand: Culture

16-JUL-2013 14:02


    The culture of Jharkhand state is wealthy and assorted and as an effect exclusive in its own way. Culture of Jharkhand delights its guests as God and is concerned for them as if they are an essential part of the family.

     

    Archaeologists have uncovered former Harappa stoneware, antediluvian cave prints and rock art from different areas of Jharkhand. The elaborate carpentry, the pitcher prints, ethnic ornaments, marble carvings, porcelains, masquerades and baskets, all are positioning towards the enlightening affluence of Jharkhand subsisted even before the Harappa period.

     

    Amid the most flimsy, brittle, gorgeous and susceptible aboriginal custom of India are, the Sohrai and Kohvar paintings, which are revered, worldly and pertinent to a woman’s world. This is an element adept solely by married women.

     

    Music in Jharkhand

     

    The Tribal music plays a very significant role in the picture of music at Jharkhand state of India. Some major forms of tribal music of Jharkhand state are:

    Janani Jhumar

    It is an admired music form in Jharkhand state of India. The main members in this music form are women. The musical instruments includes dhol, mandar, bansuri, sarangi and kartal.

    Pratkali

    It is a folk music of Jharkhand state of India. It is performed early morning.

    Mardana Jhumar

    It is an admired form of folk music. The major members in this music are the men. The Mardana Jhumar music is offered by a congregation of shrill instruments which lifts up the belligerent mood. The instruments include the dhol, shehnai, jhanjh, kartal and nagara.

    Faguwa

    It is a well-liked music form of Jharkhand. It is carried out mostly in the month of Fagun of the Indian Calendar.

    Adhratiya

    It is a folk music of Jharkhand state in India. It is generally supposed to be performed in midnight.

     

    Some other forms of music are: Dohari, Jhumta, Daidhara, Akhariya, Domkach, Pahilsanjha, Vinsariya, Pawa, Udasi, etc.

     

    Dance forms in Jharkhand

     

    Some major dance forms of Jharkhand state includes:

    Jadur

    Jadur is the dance form which is admired among the Oraons tribal people. It symbolizes the productiveness, energy and shows the mark of respect to the motherland with the dedication of sun god

     • Natua

    It is a dance form admired among various tribal people. This dance is associated to the ritualistic revelry of tribal people.

    Nachni

    Nachni dance is a popular folk dance which is generally done by the women specialized dancers. 

     

    Paintings in Jharkhand

     

    Oraon

    The Oraon comb-cut paintings date back to olden times. Cattle images, feeding of troughs, birds, papyrus, circled lotus, geometric forms, arches in series are common. Comb-cut paintings is also recognized as Khovar. It is performed by the artisans of the carpenter, oil extractor and potter tribes.

     

    Mundas

    The Mundas use their fingers to draw in the wet, soft ground of their houses.

     

    Ghatwals

    The Ghatwals used glyptic prints of fauna on their forest abodes.

     

    Manjhi Santhal

    The Manjhi Santhal is the striking figures painted in black. It reminds that their genesis perhaps had associations with Indus Valley civilization.

     

    Art forms of Jharkhand

     

    Comb-cutting

    The Teli and Rana are the 3 castes who festooned their homes with animals and plants fertility forms. They used both comb-cutting technique and finer painting. Comb-cutting is also recognized as Khovar. It is performed by the artisans of the carpenter, oil extractor and potter tribes. It is the tribal art of Hazaribagh. It is performed by tribal’s and semi-Hindu tribes of Hazaribagh.

     

    Wall art

    The Kurmi is an exclusive style of ‘sohrai’, where sketching outlines are smashed onto the facade of wall with compass and nails and was used to scratch the segmented lotus. The Kurmi tribe of Behwara performs this art form.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    DISCLAIMER: JPL and its affiliates shall have no liability for any views, thoughts and comments expressed on this article.

    Latest Videos

    Register to get FREE updates

      All Fields Mandatory
    • (Ex:9123456789)
    • Please Select Your Interest
    • Please specify

    • ajax-loader
    • A verifcation code has been sent to
      your mobile number

      Please enter the verification code below

    Newsletter Signup
    Follow us on
    This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK