Bibliography: Putala Nach (String Puppets from Assam)

in Bibliography
Published on: 25 October 2016

Books and Articles


Ghosh, S., and U. Banerjee. 2007. Indian Puppetry and Puppet Stories. Haryana: Shubhi Publications. 


———. 2014. Puppets in India and Abroad. New Delhi: National Book Trust. 


Meschke, M., and M. Renson. 1992. In Search of Aesthetics for the Puppet Theatre. New Delhi: Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts. 


Naik, M. 2005. A Handbook of Puppetry. New Delhi: National Book Trust.  


Pani, Jivan. 1986. Living Dolls: Story of Indian Puppets. New Delhi: Publication Division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Govt. of India.


Roy Burman, Bhaskar. 2016. ‘Puppetry in India’. Muse India. Online at (viewed on October 15, 2016).


Sarma, Simanta and Binita Devi. 2013. ‘Using Puppets Making To Promote Engagement and Motivating In Educational Study’. Online at (viewed on October 10,2016).



Online Resources


Blog of Indian Art & Craft. 2012. ‘Puppetry in India: Types and Key Aspects’. Online at (viewed on October 11, 2016).


Drishti IAS. 2014. ‘Puppetry in India’. Online at (viewed on October 14, 2016).


Ghosh, Sampa. 2001. ‘Puppet’. Online at (viewed on October 12, 2016).





A video (2.47min) of a performance of puppetry by the artists from Assam at Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (IGRMS), Bhopal. Online at (viewed on October 12, 2016).