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Various types of Traditional Puppets: Preliminary

Title:Various types of Traditional Puppets: Preliminary
Author:Contractor, Meher
Publication:Marg
Enumeration:Vol. 21 Issue no. 3, p. 5, June 1968
Abstract:The types of puppets found in India are the string puppets of Rajasthan, Orissa, Baswanappa, and the south; rod puppets of Bengal and the south; shadow puppets of Orissa, Malabar, Andhra, and Karnataka; and glove puppets of Madras, Kerala, and the tribes of Malabar. The Handicrafts Board of the Government of India and the Bharatiya Natya Sangh (New Delhi) have played an important role in the revival of the art.

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