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Weavers

India  /  Published 21.09.22

Muslim family's sarees for goddess Sharada

Sharada Mahotsava was started in 1922 to bring together people during the independence movement...
By PTI in Mangaluru

Lifestyle  /  Published 28.07.22

Craft-centric film ‘The Turban Weavers of Bhujodi’ narrates a tale of pride and heritage

The Telegraph brings you snapshots from the film...
By Anannya Sarkar

West Bengal  /  Published 27.07.22

Handcrafted tribute

The decorative wall hanging was painstakingly woven on a piece of jamdani fabric by the artiste and his three assistants ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Nadia

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.04.22

Weaving workshop in Steel City

Weavers from 10 tribal communities collaborate to create unique pieces of fabric that reflect 13 prevalent weaving techniques of India...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

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Lifestyle  /  Published 16.01.22

Carpet Diem

From weaving and designing to selling, 101-year-old carpet-making company Obeetee takes us to Mirzapur to show us the heart of their trade...
By Anannya Sarkar

West Bengal  /  Published 14.11.21

Unity’ sari storm on Twitter

Basak gifted Modi a handwoven Jamdani sari depicting Modi engaging with people symbolising India’s unity in diversity, including man in skull cap...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri

India  /  Published 17.04.21

Pandemic worsens plight of Bihar weavers

Whatever little work is available these days, chiefly includes the weaving of coloured bed sheets for use in government hospitals...
By Dev Raj in Patna

West Bengal  /  Published 08.09.20

Buy-sari drive to help marginal weavers

Bengal’s handloom craftsmen have been hard hit as markets remained closed and sales plummeted since the Covid lockdown...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 24.04.20

Youth weaves creative productivity into lockdown

Over the years, most traditional weaving techniques have lost their sheen to power looms and most people, especially the youngsters...
By Shajid Khan in Udalguri


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