A press preview of the tableaux of the states, which were set out on the Rajpath on Republic Day, was held today at the National Theater in New Delhi. During the press preview, tableaux based on folk instruments used in the tribal areas of Chhattisgarh were presented to the national media. During this, folk artists of Chhattisgarh performed the Mandari dance in front of the tableau of Chhattisgarh.
This time on Republic Day, the musical splendor of Chhattisgarh folk music will be seen on the Rajpath of New Delhi. Folk instruments used in the tribal areas of Chhattisgarh are being displayed along with their cultural surroundings. The tableau being prepared by the Public Relations Department of the state government has included folk instruments used on various occasions from Bastar in the south of Chhattisgarh to Surguja in the north. Through them, the cultural values inherent in local Teej festivals and customs of Chhattisgarh have also been outlined.
Just in front of the tableau is a tribal woman who is playing the famous folk instrument of Bastar. Dhankul is made of musical instruments, bow, soup and pot. It is played in Jagar songs. There is a trumpet in the central part of the tableau. It is a blown musical instrument, played during manglic actions. Above the trumpet are the tribes presenting the dance. At the end of the tableau, there is a young man playing the mother. Apart from these, Algoza, Khanjeri, Nagara, Tasak, Bamboo Baja, Naqdevan, Bana, Chikara, Tudburi, Dhanak, Mirdin, Mandia Dhol, Gujri, Sinhbaja or Lohti, Tamariya, Ghasia Dhol, Tambura are included in the tableau.