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Jhumair dance by Tea-tribes of Assam

Jhumair or Jhumar is an Indian folk dance from the Indian states of Bihar, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Odisha and West Bengal.[1][2][3] It is folk dance of Sadan.[4][5][6][7]


There are variety of Jhumar in the region of Chotanagpur such as:

The Jhumair/Jhumar from different region vary from each other in style.[10][5]


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  2. "Jhumur Song: a Geo – Environmental Analysis - Ignited Minds Journals". ignited.in. Retrieved 2022-03-25.
  3. "Jhumur and Nachni in the Folk Songs of Purulia". hdl:10603/300904.
  4. Hoffmann, Johann; Emelen, Arthur Van (1950). "Encyclopædia Mundarica, Volume 2". books.google.com.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Out of the Dark". democratic world.
  6. "talk on nagpuri folk music at ignca". daily Pioneer.
  7. "अब नहीं दिखती फाग और झूमर नृत्य, खो रही है अपनी धाक". prabhatkhabar. 29 March 2021. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  8. "मनसा पूजा पर देवगांव में झूमर संध्या का आयोजन, संतोष व उर्मिला ने समां बांधा, झूमे दर्शक". lagatar. 20 September 2021. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  9. "करम महोत्सव में बोले विधायक लंबोदर महतो, भाषा व संस्कृति है झारखंड की मूल पहचान". prabhatkhabar. 17 September 2021. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  10. Stephen Blum; Philip Vilas Bohlman; Daniel M. Neuman (1993). Ethnomusicology and Modern Music History. University of Illinois Press. pp. 224–. ISBN 978-0-252-06343-5.
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