Rangoli Art is the traditional art of India. It is believed that having Rangoli Design in front of your house brings good luck apart from home decoration purpose. Also in various festivals like Diwali, Dashahara, Sankranti, Gudhi Padva, Ugadi, Ganesh Puja, Durga Puja, etc Rangoli is made in front of house and God idols. Also, various communities held Rangoli Competitions during the Festival.
Rangoli has various names and form of arts in different states, like Kolam in Tamil Nadu, Muggu in Andhra Pradesh, Mandana in Rajasthan, Chowkpurana in Chhattisgarh, Alpana in West Bengal, Aripana in Bihar, Chowk pujan in Uttar Pradesh.