Identify the dance form with the help of given information:

  1. It started as a ritual dance form in the latter part of Bhakti movement
  2. The dance is accompanied by musical composition called borgeets
  3. This dance form was once the domain of celibate male monks, but now is performed by male as well as female dancers

    Select the correct answer from options given below:

Answer: [A] Sattriya

All given features are of Sattriya dance form. It was introduced in the 15th century A.D by the great Vaishnava saint and reformer of Assam, Mahapurusha Sankaradeva.

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