Karagattam is an ancient folk dance of Tamil Nadu, performed by both men and women, with a heavy pot balanced on their head. A largely rural dance, it is performed both during religious festivals, as well as cultural programmes.

Aparna Karthikeyan

Aparna Karthikeyan is an independent multimedia journalist. She documents the vanishing livelihoods of rural Tamil Nadu and volunteers with the People's Archive of Rural India.

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