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Prahlad Lila

Prahlad Lila is a kind of religious folk drama performed throughout Punjab. It dramatizes the story of Bhakt Prahlad. It is performed by the traditional dancers named Rasdhris, particularly on the occasion of Holi.

Through this folk drama, the Punjabis not only express their respect towards Prahlad, but also highlight the victory of truth over evil.

Updated on 15th July, 2015


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