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IDENTITY CRISIS: Children try out iron masks at the expo at Necklace Road on Friday. PHOTO: SATISH H.
IDENTITY CRISIS: Children try out iron masks at the expo at Necklace Road on Friday. PHOTO: SATISH H.

Staff Reporter

HYDERABAD: Commemorating the silver jubilee celebrations, the Andhra Pradesh Handicrafts Development Corporation Limited is organising a 15-day Handicrafts Expo-2007 at People's Plaza, Necklace Road.

Tourism Minister J. Geeta Reddy inaugurated the expo on Friday. Ms. Geeta Reddy said such expos not only provide a platform for artisans to exhibit their products but also help in national integrity.

In all, 200 artisans from different States are exhibiting their products Bidri ware, Tanjore paintings, iron craft, Madhubani paintings, Kondapalli toys and silver filigri handicrafts.

The expo is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. It will be organised till March 16.


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