Glossary

Dhamal
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TermDhamal
Alternative Termsdhamal, goma, Goma
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Also called goma, dhamal is a form of folk music and dance found in Gujarat and associated with the Siddi people. The Siddi’s traditional dances and songs clearly show the influence of their descent from Africans who came to India as slaves, soldiers and merchants over hundreds of years.

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