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The video explains the entire process of making Channapatna toys. The authors visited toy making units, both traditional hand-made and machine-made, to get a first-hand view of how ivory wood is converted into excellent toys that are safe for children. Ivory wood has a unique property of not being…
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Manasa Gowda & Ram Raj D
                                                                                                                                                           Despite various definitions, the history of Channapatna toys is steeped in theories; there are different perceptions about their origins,…
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Manasa Gowda & Ram Raj D
Translation of audio recordings - A Summary   Arya Vysya Samaj; T. Prakash and Ashok Kumar, Ganjam   People of our community came to Ganjam about 300 years ago; and they migrated from Hubballi and Sholapur. Our ancestors were known for painting (locally known as chitragaras) and they were asked…
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