Phagun Madai/ फागुन मड़ई

Phagun Madai/ फागुन मड़ई

in Video
Published on: 09 April 2019

Anzaar Nabi

Anzaar Nabi has been involved in the photography industry for 18 years and active in video documentation for the past 2 years. Born in Bastar, a tribal region in Chhattisgarh, his interest rose in nature photography several years ago. Enjoying the wide variety of subjects that nature provides, his personal conviction is in preserving the beauty of nature.

Turning his "passion into profession", he has worked with the district administration of many districts of Chhattisgarh to bring out the developmental initiatives through his documentation.

Dantewada, Chhattisgarh, 2019


Phagun Madai is a ten day festival celebrated around the time of Holi in Dantewada, Bastar. This ten day celebration marks the coming together of the royalty, Adivasi and non-Adivasi people of Chhattisgarh. This video documents the ten day festival celebrated in 2019.


This content has been created as part of a project commissioned by the Directorate of Culture and Archaeology, Government of Chhattisgarh, to document the cultural and natural heritage of the state of Chhattisgarh.