Volume : 4, Issue : 4, FEB 2020


Dr. Bijayalaxmi Dash


Danda nata is one of the most powerful customary dance carnival performed in separate segment of southern Odisha. The supernatural ethnic hereditament entrusted from future age group and is always continued by groups and communities in acknowledged to their surroundings, their interrelationship with natural world and their chronicler traditional accomplishment also come under the survey of cultural Heritage of India. Danda nata is such a folk imaginative performance of western Odisha. This dance practice is mostly wide spread in Sonepur, Sambalpur, Boudh, Balangir, Phulbani and Dhenkanal.


This paper focuses on an ethnological accepting of this extraordinary folk artistic achievement of Odisha through the eyes of observable cultural and to ask more entertaining questions about the encouragement and perceptions behind this deviating and traditional art form of Odisha.


Danda Nata, supernatural, cultural Heritage, extraordinary.

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