Active Bangalore: Naraynappa speaks about Channapatna dolls

Did you ever own small, bright coloured wooden toys?  Every child in Karnataka might have owned the toy once in their life, be it a wooden horse or little wooden figurines. Ever wondered what they are called?

These dolls are called Channapatna toys that are manufactured in the town of Channapatna in the Bangalore Rural district of Karnataka state.

These toys are made from organic colours.

Listen to Naraynappa, a local artisan, who talks about the making of the toys.


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