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Kite flying festival


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For the Geo Quiz we are looking for a city in India where kite flying is a cherished tradition. It is the largest city in the state of Gujarat, on the banks of the Sabarmati river. It is also one of the world's fastest growing cities.

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The answer is Ahmedabad in Gujarat, India. It is home to an annual, and India's largest, kite festival which is the centerpiece of the new film "Patang" that is now at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with film director Prashant Bhargava about Ahmedabad, kite flying and film making.