Consider the following pairs of puppetry arts with states where they are practised:

  1. Kundhei→ Odisha
  2. Gombeyatta→ Karnataka
  3. Putul Nautch→ West Bengal

Which of the above is/are correct?

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

The string puppets of Orissa are known as Kundhei. Made of light wood, the Orissa puppets have no legs but wear long flowing skirts. The traditional rod puppet form of West Bengal is known as Putul Nautch. They are carved from wood and follow the various artistic styles of a particular region. The string puppets of Karnataka are called Gombeyatta. 

This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module