Thang Ta

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Thang Ta is performed in Manipur state of India.

'Thang' means sword and 'Ta' means spear.

In this art, movements of sword intended to ward off evil spirits is shown while other dance moves indicate protection.[1]

It is recognised by the Ministry of Culture of the government of India as a classical dance form of India, but not by the Sangeet Natak Akademi.

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