String Puppets or Taarer Putul

Daricha Foundation2014-01-25

Daricha Foundation

Daricha Foundation
Kolkata, India

A colourful array of string puppets of West Bengal. These are known as Taarer Putul or Shutor Putul. Taar means wire and Shuto means string. String puppets in West Bengal are of a far more recent vintage in West Bengal than the glove or rod puppets.


  • Title: String Puppets or Taarer Putul
  • Creator: Daricha Foundation
  • Date: 2014-01-25
  • Location: Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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