The 10-day-long All India Handicrafts and Artistic Textiles Exhibition will be held at the TTD Kalyana Mandapam at Dargamitta here from March 28 to April 6.

The exhibition cum sale is sponsored by the Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, Delhi. District Industries Centre general manager A. Sudhakar will inaugurate the expo on Friday at 5 p.m.

P. Mallikarjunaiah, regional director (Handicrafts), southern regional office, Chennai, will take part in the inaugural programme. V.V. Haranath, assistant director, Tirupati, and other officials will be present.