In which State is the folk painting ‘Madhubani’ popular ?

(1) West Bengal
(2) Orissa
(3) Bihar
(4) Assam

Correct Answer : (3) Madhubani painting or Mithila painting is a style of Indian painting, practiced in the Mithila region of Bihar state, India and the adjoining parts of Terai in Nepal.

Explanation :

Madhubani painting or Mithila painting is a style of Indian painting, practiced in the Mithila region of Bihar state, India and the adjoining parts of Terai in Nepal. In this style of folk painting, the scenes of Ramayana and the images of Hindu God-Goddesse are depicted on the canvas.

The Kohbar (traditional room of the married couple) in the folklore of the Bihar region is drawn as a painting.

Painting is done with fingers, twigs, brushes, nib-pens, and matchsticks, using natural dyes and pigments, and is characterized by eye-catching geometrical patterns. There are paintings for each occasion and festival such as birth, marriage, holi, surya shasti, kali puja, Upanayanam (sacred thread ceremony), and durga puja.

FAQ’s related to ‘Painting’:

Which is the main center of Madhubani painting?

Jitwarpur village of Madhubani district is the main center of Madhubani painting.

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