town the Khunda/ Bamboo staves are crafted for use by the local Punjabi farming
community, the nomadic cattle herding Gujjars, and the Nihang warriors, also
used as an essential part of the Bhangra dance these iron tipped staves serve
the purpose of a walking aid and weapon.
made from whole bamboo poles are cut to size so that the natural form of the bamboo
is maintained. The end of the stave is sharply pointed and shaped to be fitted
and clad with an iron sheet that makes it an effective weapon. The pole is
tinted a reddish brown color and ornamented with poker work, brass strips and
brass nails, kokas.
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