olk dance groups of Kalahandi are in demand to entertain the rallies organised by different parties while filing nominations here.
Folk dances like Ghumura, Singha Badya, Banabadi and Kirtan parties were mostly in demand for the rallies. The dance teams get `7,000 to `10,000 for one hour rally. This has become a lucrative earning option for these teams. Some of the teams also perform for more than one party in a day. Besides contract fees they are also entitled to travelling conveyance and food.