From Bharatpedia, an open encyclopedia

Domkach is a folk dance of Indian states of Bihar and Jharkhand. In Bihar, Domkach dance is performed in Mithila.[1]

In Jharkhand, it is Nagpuri folk dance.[2] The women and men of groom's and bridegroom's family perform this dance during all major marriage ceremonies. They form a semi-circle to perform this particular dance by holding hands of each other and lyrics of the song are satirical and full of joy. Nagpuri domkach is further divided into Ekharia domkach, Dohri domkach and Jhumta.[3] In Uttar Pradesh, it is a kind of festival.[4]


  1. "Domkach". Retrieved 18 December 2018.
  2. "Out of the Dark". democratic
  3. "Easrern Zonal Cultural Centre". Retrieved 18 December 2018.
  4. Rajesh Kumar; Om Prakash (30 November 2018). Language, Identity and Contemporary Society. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. p. 97. ISBN 978-1-5275-2267-1. Retrieved 18 December 2018.

Information red.svg
Scan the QR code to donate via UPI
Dear reader, We kindly request your support in maintaining the independence of Bharatpedia. As a non-profit organization, we rely heavily on small donations to sustain our operations and provide free access to reliable information to the world. We would greatly appreciate it if you could take a moment to consider donating to our cause, as it would greatly aid us in our mission. Your contribution would demonstrate the importance of reliable and trustworthy knowledge to you and the world. Thank you.

Please select an option below or scan the QR code to donate
₹150 ₹500 ₹1,000 ₹2,000 ₹5,000 ₹10,000 Other