Without electricity…

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Yesterday I saw this group of men, in a tea-shop, playing this traditional "Ludo"-like game, which is called "Gatta":


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The game can go on all day, pausing while the players transact their business. 

And later in the day, found this little boy running his tyre-hoop along the road…

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It’s niee to see the pastimes that date to a time without electricity…without which we city-dwellers can’t seem to survive even for five minutes!

Deepa Mohan
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