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Of Patang bazi and Tirchi Khainch

DNJAI84438 | 1/13/2018 | Author : Chandan Sen | WC :478

A day before Makar Sankranti, AFTERhrs speaks with an expert to know the tips and tricks of flying the kite

Kite flying is an art indeed. Right from making a kite, tying the strings, flying it and then gliding it in the skies needs preparation and techniques. Well known kite flier from Jaipur city, Dr Rajeev Sharma is a kite expert and has been involved in various kite extravaganzas for about the past three decades. He has also participated in various kite festivals and competitions all over the country.
AFTERhrs spoke to him regarding the tips on kite flying and other various aspects of extravaganza for the celebration on roof tops and more.
Tell us something about the preparations necessary for “Patang bazi” ?
Patang bazi needs a little preparation. Wear a cap/hat, with sunglasses for protection. Use cloth tape on
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