Give your loved ones the opportunity to play the ancient Indian game of Gilli danda. Gilli danda is one of the traditional games played in India. DesiFavors bring the joys and traditions of India through their games and toys. This colourful version has smooth edges and rounded corners making it safer than hand whittled versions to be around kids. Easy to store and carry, this game develops concentration and hand eye coordination. The two sticks, larger one called danda which is used to hit the smaller one, gili. Standing in a small circle, the player balances the gili on a stone in an inclined manner (somewhat like a see-saw) with one end of the gili touching the ground while the other end in the air. The player then uses the danda to hit the gili at the raised end and flips it into the air. While it is in the air, the player strikes the gili, hitting it as far as possible. Having struck the gili, the player is required to run and touch a pre-agreed point outside the circle before the gili is retrieved by an opponent. Another way of playing is once the gili falls, the opponent will measure the length from the centre till the place where the gili falls with the help of the danda and calculate points. Use this as the perfect desi gift for your friends and family.
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