Humans have been painting for tens of thousands of years before there were scripts or languages, driven by the urge to communicate and express themselves. Tribal wall painting is an age-old tradition.The traditional art forms of the Chotanagpur plateau have fought a long battle for survival. The traditions are strongest in the plateau’s upper reaches, Hazaribagh, and in the lower Manbhum area, mostly covering Purulia district in West Bengal.Tribal wall paintings have been carried across