Bhawaiya songs are mostly practised in Alipurduar and Cooch Behar districts of West Bengal.


855 Bhawaiya artists coming from 187 villages of Alipurduar are part of the RCCH project. Alipurduar-I and Alipurduar-II are the main blocks from where these artists hail.

Men - 449 | Women - 406

Cooch Behar

1427 Bhawaiya artists coming from 450 villages of Coochbehar practice and perform this art form. The main blocks from where they come are Coochbehar-I, Tufanganj-I and Dinhata.

Men - 907 | Women - 520