States of India
Barpeta's Bhortal Nritya
Developed by a well known Satriya artist, Narahari Burha Bbakat, Bhor Tal Nritya is an extension of Sankari culture. Six to ten dancers equipped with cyrnbols perform this dance to the first bit of '7hiya Nom" and pro- duces a good number of attractive formations displaying the cymbols. The dance can be seen during festive occasions in and around Barpeta and Guwahati.