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Lehangi Dance

Lehangi is a folk dance performed by the Banjara and Kanjar tribe of Madhya Pradesh. This dance is usually performed during the mid-monsoon period.

Lehangi is performed by young men holding sticks. These men produce rhythmic sounds by the beating of the sticks. This dance involves many acrobatic tricks.

Banjara tribe performs this dance during the festival of ‘Rakhi’ (festival celebrating the brother-sister relationship).

Updated on 31st January, 2016


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