Chhaaj | Winnower
Location: Panchnota, Mahendragarh, Haryana
Cultural region: Ahirwal
Materials: Grass (Sarkanda), Leather
Grass craft technique: Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
In Haryana, a chhaaj is specifically made using stalks of sarkanda grass. It is common to use it while seated on a patadi (floor seat). This chhaaj was used twice a month and was kept in the storeroom of the house when not in use.