Kites in India have been flown over since many decades. Kite flying has been considered as the most traditional and ancient sport of India which is enjoyed by people of all age groups. History has it that kites were first brought to India by the famous Chinese duo Fa Hien and Hiuen Tsang but post that there has been a tremendous evolution in Indian style of kites and Indian kite flying. A typical Indian kite is made of a lightweight tissue paper with bamboo suspensions made in vivid multi colors mostly available in a diamond shape. An Indian Kite Flyer makes sure his kite can respond to the lightest touch and is able to fly stably in the sky for a long time.
While the diamond shaped kite remains most popular choice of all Indian kite flyers as it is the basic and most stable model. But an avid Indian kite flyer is always open to experiment with different shapes, sizes and styles of kites. Indian Kite Flying has involved over the years with that the Indian Kite Flyers also have developed variations in their kites and kite flying techniques.