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Channapattana toy makers 

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  • March 2, 2021
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Channapattana toy makers 

Part of: GS Prelims and GS-III- GI tag; Economy

In news:

  • 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. 

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