Kartal Raas Dance of Gujarat

This is a unisex dance in which the songs related to farming are sung clapping is also accompanied. Dhol is the main instrumental in his dance. Female dancers form a circle and lead ahead .In between the dance the dancers come in the middle and clap one or twice. Generally the clap act is performed just before the end of the stanza.

In temples this dance is performed without any main occasions and this has been in the traditions for a long time. This is not necessary that this dance has to be performed by some specific community or tribe. Sometimes during the aarti service this dance has been seen.