Indian folk art , Gond painting
This post is about another beautiful Indian folk art , Gond painting.
The Gonds or Gondis are the largest Adivasi Community in India and are Dravidian’s whose origin can be traced to the pre-Aryan era. They are mainly found in Madhya Pradesh and its surrounding States like andhra pradesh,odissa,uttar pradesh,maharashtra and chattisgarh. The word Gond comes from Kond, which means green mountains in the dravidian.Their language is related to Telegu and other Dravidian languages. About half of Gonds speak Gondi languages, while the rest speak Indo – Aryan languages including Hindi.