Kokrajhar Museum

Kokrajhar Museum

 
 
Agricultural Implements

fishing net

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Fishing Net

Thela – Je

Bodo

Bamboo and Net

285 cm x 160 cm

Thela Je is a traditional fishing net of the Bodo community. All the sides are connected with three bamboo sticks. Then the sticks are fixed with the help of two bamboo pieces which again fixed by a bamboo pole and a long rope. At the time of fishing the net is dragged towards the body of the fisherman with the help of the rope.