The Banjaras perform the Lota dance which is a very popular dance of Madhya Pradesh. The women place water-filled pitchers arranged in a series and balance on their hands.
Performance of Lota Dance
The women dance with wonderful dance movements. The big size metal pots are balanced on the dancer’s heads and they swing in a circular formation. The male dancers accompany wither with songs or musical instruments. The Saundarya is another dance performed by women. They dance by facing each other and they reach out grasping each other’s hands by moving back and forth along with singing.
Costume of Lota Dance
The costume is colorful and has scintillating mirrors and therefore it’s very heavy and attractive. They even wear heavy jewelry like bangles, earrings, and silver jewelry.