Abhishek Dutta took his 'jail collection' to the tihar festival in delhi. t2 was there

Abhishek Dutta’s designing and manufacturing unit inside the Presidency Correctional Home employs 45 jail inmates working in various services and successfully producing collection after collection over the past six months. Abhishek, along with Bengal’s department of correctional services, had showcased their work at a ramp show in Calcutta in July. To take the initiative notches higher, the designer took a collection produced by the inmates of his Presidency unit to the Tihar Festival in Delhi last month. Called Swikriti, the festival also showcased a collection by the inmates of Tihar jail, who are being trained by Pearl Academy. The evening saw the convocation of the first batch of pass-outs from the Tihar-Pearl Fashion Laboratory. “The DG of Tihar jail (Sudhir Yadav) had seen the Calcutta show and was so impressed that he wanted me to replicate it in the Tihar Festival. He has been a great support in putting together this show,” Abhishek told t2.

  • Published 23.10.17
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Abhishek Dutta’s designing and manufacturing unit inside the Presidency Correctional Home employs 45 jail inmates working in various services and successfully producing collection after collection over the past six months. Abhishek, along with Bengal’s department of correctional services, had showcased their work at a ramp show in Calcutta in July. To take the initiative notches higher, the designer took a collection produced by the inmates of his Presidency unit to the Tihar Festival in Delhi last month. Called Swikriti, the festival also showcased a collection by the inmates of Tihar jail, who are being trained by Pearl Academy. The evening saw the convocation of the first batch of pass-outs from the Tihar-Pearl Fashion Laboratory. “The DG of Tihar jail (Sudhir Yadav) had seen the Calcutta show and was so impressed that he wanted me to replicate it in the Tihar Festival. He has been a great support in putting together this show,” Abhishek told t2.

 

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