Channapattana toy makers
Part of: GS Prelims and GS-III- GI tag; Economy
- The Channapattana toy makers were in news recently.
Source: Deccan Herald
Important value additions
- Channapatana is a city in Karnataka, India.
- The city is famous for its wooden toys and lacquerware.
- Channapatna is also called Town of toys (“Gombegala nagara”).
- The origin of toys is dated back to Tipu Sultan’s reign.
- These toys have been given Geographical Indication tag.