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Bandiyaa Jehun

Bandiyaa Jehun is a dance form performed by the women in Lakshadweep. In this dance, the performers carry metal water-pots on which they beat to the rhythm of the song accompanied. A uniform dress is worn by the performers which is mostly a long skirt and a blouse. Nowadays, they use a number of musical instruments including drum and harmonium, and the dance is performed both in the standing and seated positions.

Updated on 7th June, 2005


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