Chhattisgarh, 2019

Women from the Raut community collect leaves for making dona-pattal (leaf bowl-plates). After collection, they stitch the leaves together with the help of bamboo sticks to make biodegradable plates and bowls. This video shows the process of making dona and pattal in Chhattisgarh.

This content has been created as part of a project commissioned by the Directorate of Culture and Archaeology, Government of Chhattisgarh, to document the cultural and natural heritage of the state of Chhattisgarh.