Bhaona: A traditional form of entertainment
Part of: GS Prelims and GS – I – Culture In news
- Bhaona was in news recently.
Important value additions
- Bhaona is a traditional form of entertainment, with religious messages, prevalent in Assam.
- It is a creation of Sankardeva, written in the early 16th century.
- The plays of bhaona are popularly known as Ankiya Nats and their staging is known as bhaona.
- The bhaonas are written in the Assamese and Brajavali languages.