Being one of the ancient art forms of India, Madhubani Art also known as Mithila Art is the art form traditionally practiced by the women of Mithila region of India and Nepal. The painting is traditionally done on freshly plastered mud walls and floor of huts using paste of powdered rice & colors derived from plants. Characterized by geometric patterns it has four different styles – Kachni, Bharni, Godna and Kohbar. All of these styles mainly depict God & Goddess, Flora & Fauna of the region. This art form was hidden from the eyes of the world until an earthquake in 1930’s, which divulge broken houses with Madhubani paintings to the British. This art form received official recognition when artists like Sita Devi & Jagdamba Devi received Padma Shri award for their work in Madhubani paintings. To ensure that such a valuable art form is never forgotten government have open centers to teach more and more people about its valuable art form i.e. Madhubani Art .