Bhaona: A traditional form of entertainment

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  • March 17, 2021
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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.

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