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Paitkar or Folk Paintings

Paitkar or Folk Paintings

Paitkar or Folk Paintings, Paitkar or Folk Paintings art and craft, Paitkar or Folk Paintings art of JharkhandOne of the oldest tribal paintings in India, these are also called scroll paintings due to its appearance, depicts life after death. This form of painting is in the process of extinction due to lack of funds for promoting it.

The Jharkhand area is famous for a special type of folk painting called the paitkar paintings. This form of painting is one of the earliest forms of tribal paintings in India. These paintings have a scrolling look and depict life after death. However, due to lack of recognition and promotion, this type of painting is slowly facing extinction.

 

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