Tarpai | Low surface
Location: Khatkar kalan, Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar, Punjab
Cultural region: Doaba
Metal craft technique: Beating, Bending, Piercing, Riveting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
This is one of the oldest tarpai recorded during the fieldwork. It was recorded in the house that belonged to the late Bhagat Singh, the renowned revolutionary freedom fighter. It is believed to have been used by his mother while she ate her meals.