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India officially the Republic of India is a country in South Asia. The capital of India is New Delhi, but the largest city in the country is Bombay. With 1.4 billion inhabitants, India has the largest country by population in the world before the People's Republic of China. India borders the following countries China, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan.

भारतीय प्लेइंग कार्ड्स - Indian playing cards - प्लेइंग कार्ड्स इंडिया - playing cards India

In the 16th century playing cards were introduced in India by the Mughal emperors from Central Asia that were fond of the game “Ganjifa”. The name “Ganjifa” evolved from the Persian word for playing cards, ‘ganjifeh’. Unlike the rectangular shape of the playing cards used in China, England or Europe, playing cards in India had a round shape. And Indian playing cards used to be made of ivory, palm leaves or wood instead of paper or cardboard. Today many popular card games in India include Bridge, Blackjack, Bluff, Poker, Solitaire, and the skill-game Rummy, which is one of the most well-known card games played in India.

Parksons Cartamundi PVT. LTD
Since the firm, Parker & Sons was launched in 1955 by Mr. Parker they make the best playing cards in India at this Indian playing card company. In 2010 the Cartamundi Group, with head office located in Belgium, formed a Joint Venture with Parksons Games and Sports to create Parksons Cartamundi Pvt. Ltd. Today Parksons Cartamundi is the largest manufacturer of playing cards and collectable cards in India. This Indian playing card company has also a wide range of cardboard playing cards and plastic cards right up to casino quality decks. Parksons Cartamundi PVT. LTD supplies to prestigious card clubs and all major Casinos in India. The corporate office from Cartamundi India is located in Mumbai and in 2013 a new plant was set up in Pardi, Gujarat (220 kilometer from Mumbai) adhering to world class standards. In this new factory from Parksons Cartamundi, playing cards are made for all of Europe and the rest of the world. India's leading playing card manufacturer now even makes typical Dutch playing cards like the Joker brand playing cards from Cartamundi, great playing cardboard playing cards made in India.

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