Consider the following pairs of puppetry arts with their traditional names in different states:

  1. Shadow Puppets→ Ravana chhaya
  2. Rod Puppets→ Putul Nautch
  3. Glove Puppets→ Pavakoothu

   Which of the above is/are correct? 

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

All of the above are correct
String Puppets includes Kathputli of Rajasthan, Kundhei of Odisha, Gombeyetta of Karnataka and Bomallattam art of Tamil Nadu. Shadow Puppets includes the Togalu Gombeyatta of Karnataka, Tholu Bommalata of Andhra Pradesh, Ravanachhaya of Odisha. Rod Puppets includes Putul Nautch of West Bengal and Yampuri of Bihar. Glove Puppets includes Important form is Pavakoothu of Kerala.

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