Folk Drama always had a place in the Ang Culture. Examples of this can be found in the ram-lilas enacted at various times in the year and also episodes from the epic Mahabharta. Also, during the marraige season, light hearted performances of “netuas” can be seen. “Bahurupiyas” can also be found performing in villages and […]
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Ang – Pradesh has its usual assortment of rural handicrafts of hand painted wall hangings, wooden stools, miniatures in paper and leaves, stone pottery,bamboo and leather goods and appliquÃ© work. The ancient designs in bright colours can still be seen on the mud walls in the districts of Saharsa, Munghyr, Begusarai, Purnea, & Bhagalpur. Bikramsila epitomise the art […]
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The mask is an essential part of the dances in Ang-Pradesh. The mask mirrors the emotions expressed in the dance. These were originally made of wood, then of pumpkin shells and today they are made of paper.
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Tapper is like jute, made from the sun hemp plant / khajoor leaves. The fiber, which is extracted, is spun into yarn and used for making tapper. Tapper is more durable than jute fiber.
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Silk forms the base of Bhagalpur economy. The artisans at and around Bhagalpur are traditionally silk fabric weaver since few hundred years.”Bhagalpur Silk”, also known as Tassar Silk, the Queen of textiles Has a place of distinction and pride in world. Bhagalpur was once famous for its “Malmal” fabrics before British came here and destroy […]
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By and large, people of Ang- Pradesh are vegetarians.Lying on the border of West Bengal, the cuisine here is influenced by both states. Chitba & Pitthow are baked items prepared from rice flour. Chura is pressed rice . The pressed rice is washed and mixed with curds sugar or Jaggery making it an instant health food. This […]
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The clay toys of Ang-Pradesh are like replicas of excavated Mauryan pieces. The making of clay toys is seasonal and is associated with religious festivals. There are special toys made for different festivals. An exceptionally decorated elephant with clay ornaments on its head and a big bowl on its back is kept on the roof of […]
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Bamboo is put to use for a variety of purposes in Bihar. In fact an entire house can be decorated using bamboo. Furniture, lamps, tableware, travel kit â€“ almost anything – is made from Bamboo. The artisans of Ang- Pradesh have been very skilful in creatings articles from local materials. Baskets, cups and saucers made from […]
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The “Pauti”, is a sentimental gift that accompanies a bride when she leaves her home after her wedding. Indeed, for the bride, next to the wooden container for “sindoor” (vermillion), namely, the “sinhora”, this is a precious gift that she treasures for her entire life. In the picture on the right, the “pauti’ with its lid […]
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Monghyr – The Details Munger or Monghyr [both: mungÂ´gir] is situated on the bank of Ganges River. It is a district administrative center and a grain market....
It is not the State or Central government body or any Millionaire or Billionaire but a youngster in his thirties belonging to lower income class family of Bihar...
Bhagalpur, a town of historical importance in the state of Bihar in the eastern part of India is situated on the southern bank of the Ganga river. Situated 220 ...
Deoghar Town Deoghar (Devagriha), or the abode of the Gods, is the headquarters of the Sub- division of the same name in the district of Santhal Parganas...
Mandar Parvat (Mandar hill) is a small mountain situated in Banka district under Bhagalpur division of state of Bihar. It is about 700 ft high and approximately...
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