Traditional Games of Pakistan and Favourite Games of childrenPresentation Transcript
"Gilli" - A small wooden piece cylindrical in shape with about one inch diameter and about 3-4 inches long is sharpened like a lead pencil from both sides.
"Danda" - A wooden rule or stick similar to that used by teachers in the school. The length of the rule is about 20 inches to 24 inches.
"Pillow" - A small pit shaped like a "banana" is made in the ground. The length of this pit is about 4 inches.
two teams of seven players occupy opposite halves of a field of 12.5m × 10m.
The game is organized into two 20-minute halves, with a five-minute half-time break during which the teams switch sides.
Each team has five supplementary players that are held in reserve.
4 pieces of each of the colors blue, red, green and yellow (for a total of 16 pieces)
1 or 2 dice.
The rules for each player are as follows:
You must roll a 6 to get a piece 'out of prison' to the colored box right outside of their prison. This means that you can not get out of prison until a 6 is rolled, and rolling a 6 gets you just outside of the prison walls .
After getting out of prison, follow the arrows to go around the board until you come back to your 'colored path'.
Minimum requirement of the game is six , out of which one will be the Danner. The playing members will sit in a circle closing their eyes and singing a song. The song is rhythmic though it does not have some sensible meaning