Danda Nacha – A Photo Story. “Danda Nacha” is very popular in the South Odisha. Danda Nacha is also known as the ‘Danda Jatra’, it happens to be one of the most ancient forms of histrionic arts of the state. Associated with ritualistic services, Danda Nata forms an institution of dance, music, and dramatics blended with religions, social reformation and an association of Universal Brotherhood.
Danda Nacha – A Photo Story
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People also celebrate Danda Brata Rudrakali Brata, Rudrakali fasting, Mesu along with Danda Nacha Jatra which are very popular among local audiences. The participants are known as the ‘Bhoktas’. All the `Bhoktas` lead a very pious life for all these days during the festival and they avoid eating meat, fish or cohabiting during this period.