Traditional Navakankari game board made of fabric by the hand-weavers of Solapur in Maharashtra. Navakankari is wellknown as Nine Mens Morris or Mills in the western world. Navakankari is the sanskrit name which means nine pebbles. It is known as Saalu Mane Ata or Jodpi Ata orChar-Par in Kannada, Navkakri in Gujarati and Daadi in Telugu. This is an alignment game played by 2 players. Each player gets 9 nine pawns.