Bardwi Sikhla
Bodo Girls performing Bardoi Sikhla Dance
GenreFolk dance
OriginNortheast India

Bardwi Sikhla is a Boro folk dance based on the folklore of a legendary fairy of the same name. The fairy has the power to control wind and water to create rain, hailstorm and thunder. She comes in the spring season and rejuvenates the surroundings. Trees and plants blossom and greenery appears everywhere. She is commemorated to welcome the monsoon by the Bwisagu festival. Bardwi Sikhla dance form is the enactment of her nature.[1] In Assamese, Bardwi Sikhla is called Bordoisila.[2]


  1. ^ Chakrabarti, Debkumar. Ergonomics for Design and Innovation: Humanizing Work and Work Environment : Proceedings of HWWE 2021. Springer Nature. ISBN 978-3-030-94277-9.
  2. ^ Bhattacharya, Pramod Chandra (1977). A Descriptive Analysis of the Boro Language. Department of Publication, Gauhati University.