Jharkhand Tourism Dept. plans to hold Chhau Mahotsav

By Abha Manakatala - Mon Mar 21, 12:10 pm

ChhauJharkhand Tourism Department is slated to hold Chhau Mahotsav cum Tourism fair at Birsa Munda Football stadium in Ranchi.

A week long festival is slated to be held on April 3-12,2016,said Jharkhand Tourism Minister Amar Kumar Bauri today.

Chhau is a traditional dance drama form in Eastern India.There are three major forms of Chhau,each known by the respective geographical location.These are Seraikela Chhau of Jharkhand,Mayurbhanj Chhau of Orissa and Purlieu Chhau of West Bengal.

“The programme is being organised to attract tourists and promote the cause of tradition dance drama -Seraikela Chhau”,said BauriDSC_0455

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