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Explain the Following Sentence with Its Reason. It is Necessary to Preserve the Tradition like Chitrakathi, Which is on the Verge of Extinction. - History and Political Science

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ConceptIndian Traditions of Visual Arts (Drik Kala) Folk Styles of Sculptural Art

Question

Explain the following sentence with its reason.

It is necessary to preserve the tradition like Chitrakathi, which is on the verge of extinction.

Solution

The practice of narrating stories from the epics like The Ramayana and The Mahabharatha with the help of wooden puppets and paintings called the Chitrakathi tradition.

The tradition of Chitrakathi belongs to the 12th century C.E. This is also called Pinguli tradition. In this, pictures are drawn on paper and painted with colours made from natural substances. The stories are narrated in a time span of half an hour to fifty minutes in general. The people who belong to the Thakar tribal community live in a village called Pinguli which is located in the Konkan region. These people still practice this Chitrakathi tradition. It is a source of employment for them. Apart from that, it is much necessary to preserve this tradition which is antique so as to preserve our regional or local culture.

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Solution Explain the Following Sentence with Its Reason. It is Necessary to Preserve the Tradition like Chitrakathi, Which is on the Verge of Extinction. Concept: Indian Traditions of Visual Arts (Drik Kala) - Folk Styles of Sculptural Art.
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