Allahabad women stitch together a novel storytelling style

A few women in Uttar Pradesh’s Prayagraj have put to use a unique embellishment to keep the art of storytelling alive.

With a story staying the same through the passage of time, what can invoke renewed interest are improvisation, theatrics and embellishment. The art of storytelling is therefore as important as the story itself if not more. Stories are one of the oldest forms of communication that have been passed down through generations since time immemorial. The art of storytelling hence remains a way of preserving the culture......