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Kathak dance


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The term 'kathak' is derived form the word 'katha,' which means 'a story'. The kathaks were originally storytellers who conveyed stories thorough dance, which involved different gestures and body postures, in the temples of north India. Kathak evolved in the 15th and 16th centuries with the spread of the Bhakti movement in India.

Social Science
Longman History
Standard VII

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