TRIBES OF KORAPUT

BHATTRA :-

      Bhattras who are also known as Bhottada are predominantly found in Borigumma, Dashmantpur, Jeypore, Kotpad and Kundra block of the district. Bhattras have their own dialect called Basturia. However they do speak Desia which is very similar to Odia. Bhattras are culturally very rich. Their traditional dance forms include Cherecher and Daunidarnat. Various traditional instruments like Nagara, Tudubudi, Mahuri, Dhol, Tamak, and Gini add rhythm to their celebrations.

BHATTRA