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Folk paintings of Madhya Pradesh

Folk paintings of Madhya Pradesh are famous throughout India. These painting are mostly connected with the socio-cultural ambience of the area. The paintings are based on local festivals and are usually done by women using simple homemade colors. The paintings of each region of Madhya Pradesh have their own identity and uniqueness. Paintings of Bundelkhand area, Pithora paintings of tribal peoples, Mandana wall and floor painting traditions of Malwa, Nimar and Tanwarghar regions are best examples of folk paintings of Madhya Pradesh.

Updated on 7th June, 2005


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