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Dhamal Dance

Dhamal Dance–This is an ancient dance popular among the Ahirs of Gurgaon and Mahendergarh.

Performance–The dance is performed outdoors by men on moonlit nights of Phalgun. They sing and dance to the sound of the Dhamal beats. At the start of the dance a long tune of ‘Been’ is played. It is said that the people perform this dance whenever their crop is ready for harvesting.

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