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Brita Dance

Vrita Dance

Brita, also known as Vrita Dance, is a traditional folk dance of West Bengal. It is performed in the rural areas by the women folk. This dance is held in the premise of a temple to appease the deity and invoke the lordís blessing.

According to common belief, a woman performing the Brita Dance will have her wishes fulfilled by the god. It is also held after a recovery from the infectious diseases (like small pox).

Updated on 28th February, 2016

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