Wednesday, May 26, 2010

THE POPULAR AND OLD GAME--CHAPPA COAT

videoTHE HOT SUMMER IN MANDUWALA----AND THE PEOPLES WAY OF FIGHTING THE HOT HOT WEATHER IS BY PLAYING CHAPPA COAT EVERY AFTERNOON AT CHULLAS HOUSE.. IT IS BELIEVED THAT THEY HAVE BEEN PLAYING THIS GAME FOR ALMOST 50 YEARS,,THE TIME WHEN THEY FIRST ARRIVED IN SIKKIM FROM TIBET AFTER THE CHINESE INVASION IN TIBET,,THESE LINGTSANG PEOPLE ARRIVED IN SIKKIM AND WORKED AS LABOR--IT IS SAID THAT THEY LEARNED THIS GAME IN SIKKIM,,IT WAS A VERY GOOD TIME PASSING GAME AFTER BREAK FROM THE WORK,,,,,STILL TODAY THEY PLAY AND ENJOY THE GAME OF CARDS....

THE PEOPLE IN ACTION ARE--MR.TSULTRIM TASHI, MRS.NAMGYAL DOLMA,MR.KARMA CHANGCHUP,AND MR.KUNCHOK CHOPHEL( BOMBEE).
THE AUDIENCE--MR.KARSING,MRS.CHULLA, AND TSECHOE..NEEDS ONE MORE PERSON FOR THE GAME,,IF SOMEONE DOES APPEAR THEY WOULD MAKE A ANOTHER GROUP FOR THE GAME...

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