Tag: kite flying
Story Of The Kite Maker: Ravindra Pal Singh, Chasing The Flying Dream
Makar Sankranti, is celebrated with gusto with high flying kites every year. But what is the story behind the making of these kites?
Kite Festival In India, An Unassuming But Highly Feted Sport
There is a small story about Kites we know. This old man used to do the Manja. The glass-wrapped thread that can cut other kites in the sky. Ride high, while the others fall off the sky as they get detached from their threads through the sharp cuts. Young boys during the Makar Sankranti season would run after him. And he was a very wanted man. The man could not eat with his own hands as he had his cuticles full of glass. So, this old woman, his wife, used to feed him. He was asked one day as to […]