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Chakri Dance

Chakri is a popular folk dance of Kanjar tribe, inhabiting parts of Kota District in Rajasthan. This dance is performed exclusively by the womenfolk of this tribe, forming their main source of livelihood.

Almost all the marriages and festive occasions in the region feature a performance of this dance form. It involves a series of fast spinning movements done to the beats of the Dholak. This dance is accompanied by traditional songs.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Kota


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