A testament to the rich culture of Sheopur is the craft of lacquer which has about 400 years of history hidden in its glinting curves.
As old as civilisation, the tradition of narrating stories with the help of puppets has been a great source of entertainment and knowledge. Bringing down stories from generation to generation, the storyteller (sutradhara – holder of strings) acquires a vital role in puppet shows.
The air of the Chippa (Craftsmen) Mohalla Bagru, the area of the town that belongs to the printers seems permanently ingrained with the smell of drying fabrics.
Away from the hustle of city life where Sun gleams bright over deserted roads, Some
Do you think ‘common’ sense leads to a loss of ‘sense’? Wikipedia defines ‘common sense’ as a basic ability to perceive, understand, and judge things that are shared by (“common to”) nearly all people and can reasonably be expected of nearly all people without need for debate.
Life goes on. And it evidently does in case of those whose privileged bones pass
Gaatha brings to you, traditional handicrafts and the culture behind them, directly from the very home of the Indian artisan.