The Avinashi police on Wednesday registered a case against a power loom unit that was found producing handloom products classified under the ‘reserve list’ issued by Union Government.

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This was following checks conducted by State Handlooms Department officials.

A Shanmugam, assistant enforcement officer of State Handlooms Department, told reporters that the case was registered against the owner of the said unit, K. Shanmugam, under the Handlooms (Reservation of Articles for Production) Act, 1985, which forbids production of as many as 11 handloom items using any other technology other than through handlooms.

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