Manja | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Kang Sahibu, Jalandhar, Punjab
Cultural region: Doaba
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Textile, Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Several manja are often arranged on terraces of residences in Punjab. During hot summers, people prefer sleeping on the roofs at night. Pakkhi (fan) can be seen placed on the manja as they are used by the people to fan themselves.

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