During the era of kingdoms, landlords owned most of the land. The villager’s and Bijoy’s grandfathers, a carpenter of the cast of the same name (Sutradhar) came from the north to find work and survive. Traditionally, artisans, of the carpenter caste were part of the untouchable and did not possess nor had the right to land. Today, they are learning what it takes to prosper in their skills and art. Nutangram is known for its doll making artisan and is a cultural hub of West Bengal.
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