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Jan 10, 2020
Loose threads: Once a thriving weavers' village, Anakaputhur's mills are fast being abandonedLess than 20 years ago, every house in Anakaputhur had its own handloom mill. The weavers' village has been left devastated by the Chennai floods of 2015, and lack of support from the state government
Aug 25, 2014
Flipkart inks pact with Textile Ministry to provide online platform to handloom weaversTextiles Ministry today inked a pact with homegrown e-retailing major Flipkart to provide an online marketing platform to handloom weavers across the country, an initiative to boost the handloom sector, empower the weavers and uplift manufacturing in the country.
Mar 06, 2012
UP Results: Cong’s poll sop for weavers fails to get votesCongress’ announcement of a financial package worth more than Rs 6,000 crores for weavers could not translate into votes for the party in Uttar Pradesh, home to more than two lakh weavers.
Feb 10, 2012
UP's poster boy: Faizan who met Rahul GandhiFaizan Ahmed, 25, has become the face of weavers (locally known as bunkar) in the current Uttar Pradesh elections. While talking about the plight of weavers in his election rallies, Rahul Gandhi makes it a point to mention Faizan.