Two fighters will entangle the glass powder coated manja while flying their kites in the sky and try to cut off the string of each other's kites by pulling it.The winner's kite keeps flying while the loser's kite gets cut and drifts away with the wind.The first death occurred when a 4-year-old boy had his throat cut by the kite when he was looking out of the sunroof on the vehicle that he was inside.
Children and/or adults run after a cut kite and try to capture it when it falls to the ground, a practice called kite running.
Traditional recipes use rice gluten, tree gums and similar natural ingredients, and the exact recipe is often a closely guarded secret of the individual maker.
Many people also get seriously injured and lose their lives when they fall off rooftops when flying and fighting kites and handling the manja reels and vigorously pulling or releasing it during battle of the kites.
In the Indian subcontinent kites are generally flown and fought from the rooftops of houses.
The third and final death occurred in a similar way as the first death, in which a child, this time a 3-year-old female, was looking out of the sunroof on her vehicle.
Instead of having her throat immediately cut by the kite, she was strangled by the string, which then caused a cut to her throat which resulted in her death. Early of 2016 around 4 people killed by Manja while riding bike in Chennai and surroundings.In Chile, the sharp thread is called "hilo curado" (fixed or drunk, thread).Kites are flown throughout the year and during special kite flying festivals in the region.Our style is urban with funky, colourful designs that often have a humorous twist or are just quirky enough to get noticed- but never at the price of function and quality.Our design is a mix of fun, witty details and a cleaner, “raw” Scandinavian look.By contrast this is a modern recipe used by some in Tamil Nadu: Ingredients The water is boiled with the addition of vajram, to which is added a paste of maida and finely powdered glass pieces to make a thick colloidal solution and the abrasives are added.