Jharkhand’s chhau dancers and artisans take a battle stance against COVID-19

News:In Jharkhand, Chhau Dancers are making traditional masks to fight against COVID-19 instead of celebrating chhau Dance. Facts: Chhau dance is a tradition from eastern India that enacts episodes from epics including the Mahabharata and Ramayana, local folklore and abstract themes.  Its three distinct styles hail from the regions of Seraikella (Jharkhand), Purulia (West Bengal)… Continue reading Jharkhand’s chhau dancers and artisans take a battle stance against COVID-19

Quieter, greener homage to Belur saint

Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission has decided not to display any firework on the birth anniversary of Ramakrishna Dev also known as Sadharan Utsav at Belur Math,West Bengal. This decision comes in the backdrop of the National Green Tribunal (NGT)’s imposition of a fine of ₹5 crore on the West Bengal government for failing to… Continue reading Quieter, greener homage to Belur saint