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Monday, June 2, 2014

Types /Classification of Traditional Folk Games/Sports from Garhwal, Kumaon and Haridwar

Notes on Traditional Folk Games/Sports from Garhwal, Kumaon and Haridwar (Uttarakhand Folk Games) Part -2

                          Narration: Bhishma Kukreti (Folk Literature Research Scholar)

 There are many ways of classifying folk games from Garhwal, Kumaon and Haridwar as Dr. Hossam Muhsib classified Egyptian Folk Games as under-
Folk Games for special Occasions
Competitive Traditional Games
Guessing Folk Games and games where drawing is involved
Hunting Folk Games
Board or Paper based Folk Games
Gambling Folk Games
Physical Skill Folk Games
Water Folk Games
Cradle Folk Games
Imitation games
Singing Games
 The scholars can classify Traditional Folk Games/Sports from Garhwal, Kumaon and Haridwar as under –
Women Folk Games
Men Folk Games
Children folk games
Women and Men Folk Games
Children and Older men –women Game  




   However, the following classification of Traditional/Folk Games of Garhwal, Kumaon and Haridwar is more appropriate -
Indoor Folk Games from Garhwal, Kumaon and Haridwar (Uttarakhand)
Outdoor Folk Games from Garhwal, Kumaon and Haridwar (Uttarakhand)
Marriage or Specific Event Folk Games from Garhwal, Kumaon and Haridwar (Uttarakhand)
Board Folk Games from Garhwal, Kumaon and Haridwar (Uttarakhand)
Property Folk Games from Garhwal, Kumaon and Haridwar (Uttarakhand)




Copyright@ Bhishma Kukreti 1/6/2014

      References on Garhwali –Kumaoni Folk Games/Sports (Uttarakhand Folk Games)
Notes on Types /Classification of Traditional Folk Games/Sports from Garhwal, Kumaon and Haridwar; Types /Classification of Traditional Folk Games/Sports from Garhwal, Kumaon and Haridwar, Uttarakhand; Types /Classification of Traditional Folk Games/Sports from Garhwal, Kumaon and Haridwar, Himalaya; Types /Classification of Traditional Folk Games/Sports from Garhwal, Kumaon and Haridwar, North India; Types /Classification of Traditional Folk Games/Sports from Garhwal, Kumaon and Haridwar, South Asia;

Thanking You . 
Jaspur Ka Bhishma Kukreti