Indian Board Games

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B.N. Goswamy
The popular 'Snakes and Ladders' board game existed in India several centuries ago, in the form of Gyan Chaupar, wherein the game had a 'value system' incorporated in it. Virtues and vices were modified depending upon who designed the 'board'. Prof B.N. Goswamy traces the Indian origins and…
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Mohit Srivastava
India has a rich history of inventing board games, many of which have travelled far and wide, developing various regional variants all over the world and becoming intrinsic parts of everyday life and leisure. Many of these board games continue to be played by people all over the world in their…
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