Don't try this at home! Women play 'Talvar Garba' with swords

Updated: Oct 18, 2018, 15:16 IST

Navratri kicked off in 2018 on October 10, Wednesday with Dandiya and Garba programmes across Mumbai. Both Garba and Dandiya are forms of folk dances originated from Gujarat which are traditionally performed during the nine days of Navratri. In Saurashtra, the traditional Garba is played in a unique way - with swords. Interestingly, only women participate in this Garba form which is known as the 'Talvar Ras' or 'Talvar Garba. The event is organised in Rajkot. Watch this video to know more.