Consider the following pairs of dance forms with their associated states:

  1. Bardo Chham→ Arunachal Pradesh
  2. Dollu Kunitha→ Karnataka
  3. Tippani Dance→ Gujarat

   Which of the above is/are correct?

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

The Dollu Kunitha is a popular drum dance of Karnataka. The vigorous drum dance is performed by the men of the shepherd community known as 'Kurba'. The Tippani Dance originated from the Chorwad region of Saurashtra. Labourer women take a wooden rod, sometimes tipped with iron at one end, to beat the floor. Bardo Chham is a folk dance of Sherdukpens, a small community of West Kameng District of Arunachal Pradesh; Bardo Chham depicts the victory of good over evil. 

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