The logo for Sui Dhaaga will include in hand needlework forms of Kashida and Sozni from Kashmir, colourful Phulkari from Punjab, the intricate thread work forms Rabari and Mochi Bharat from Gujarat, Phool Patti from Uttar Pradesh and Zardozi work from Lucknow, among others
Tamil Nadu government would formulate a new integrated textile policy, Chief Minister EK Palaniswami said on Monday.
For the first time, the city will play host to the National Handloom Day celebrations on 7 August, as the government looks to accord due recognition to the North East by showcasing its rich art and craft culture
Smriti Irani's #IWearHandloom campaign, in the run up to National Handloom Day on 7 August, is a great supplement to the efforts by designers and regular citizens to revive Indian hand-woven textiles
Making a strong pitch for the handloom industry, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday called for steps to promote it globally as well as ensure that weavers are paid their rightful wages.