Continuity and Change of the Bodo Folk Media

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Faguna Barmahalia


Folk media includes all traditional forms of communication which may be in the form of storytelling, puppetry, proverbs, visual art, drama, role-play, folk games, songs, proverbs, riddles, dance, drumming and so on. These are indigenous forms of communication that are a deep rooted in the tradition and culture of a society.Due to the impact of modern science and technology, folk medias are also changing with the change of time along with the present situation or development of the world. Some of the forms still maintain their originality while some are modified with new forms added to themand makingthem usable in the present generation. The main objectives  of the paper are to collect and analyse the Bodo traditional media’s practices,continuity, changes and effectiveness.

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