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Viral Clips Show Kota Tribe's Traditional New Year Celebration; Netizens In Awe

The Kota Tribals inhabit Tamil Nadu's Nilgiri Hills.

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Viral Clips Show Kota Tribe's Traditional New Year Celebration; Netizens In Awe
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Amidst the frenzy of ringing in the new year, a tweet is going viral for showcasing the traditional way Kota tribes celebrated the onset of 2023.

IAS officer Supriya Sahu shared the now-viral clips of the Kota tribe dancing around a huge bonfire, to a host of applause and folk music. Taking to twitter, she wrote, "Beautiful Nilgiri hills reverberate with traditional music & dance of Kota tribals as they celebrate their local festival. Kotas are ancient inhabitants of Nilgiris. Their striking white attire gives a surreal feel & the graceful dance transports us to another world #HappyNewYear."


Since being uploaded on 31 December, the tweet has garnered 26.3K views and 70 retweets. Most netizens are fascinated by their performance. While one Twitter user pointed out how wonderfully in-sync they are, another quoted the tweet with #IncredibleIndia.

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