Raut Nacha

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Raut Nacha at Chhattisgarh, India

Raut Nacha is a dance performed by Yadavas, a caste which considers themselves to be descendants of Krishna. For them it is as a symbol of worship to Krishna. They perform the dance at the time of 'dev udhni ekadashi'. It is believed that it is time of awakening of Gods after brief rest according to Hindu panchang (calendar).[1][2]


  1. "Culture & Heritage | District DURG, Government of Chhattisgarh | India". Retrieved 21 November 2021.
  2. Agrawal, Prof Vidya Singh, Ar Neeta Mishra, Ar Arpita Maji Das & Ar Smita (28 April 2021). An approach to better quality of life in villages of Chhattisgarh - "A case study of math village". Walnut Publication. ISBN 978-93-91145-47-7.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)