Eye-catching handloom goods on display

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ATTRACTIVE:Visitors at the exhibition in Tiruchi.
ATTRACTIVE:Visitors at the exhibition in Tiruchi.

Special Correspondent

TIRUCHI: Eye-catching handlooms, worth Rs. 10 lakhs, are on display at the annual all India handlooms exhibition organised by the Tamil Nadu Handicrafts Development Corporation Limited at its Poompuhar Showroom in the city.

M. Sheik Mohamed, Principal, Jamal Mohamed College, inaugurated the exhibition, in the presence of K. Chidambaranathan, Manager, Poompuhar Showroom, on Wednesday.

Sari varieties, including handloom, silk, cotton, Pochampalli, Jaipur cotton, Andhaman silk, Kancheepuram cotton, Karaikudi, Uttar Pradesh cotton, Kerala and Madurai Sungadi saris, are the major attractions of the expo.

Bedspreads, pillow covers, sofa covers, all procured from Jaipur, Rajasthan, churidhar, carpet, bedsheets, decorated cloth bags, door curtain cloth, embroidery table cloth etc provide added attraction to the annual show.

Handlooms ranging from Rs. 50 to Rs. 25,000 are on display, according to Mr. Chidambaranathan. The Handicrafts Development Corporation has set a sales target of Rs. Three lakhs for this exhibition which will be continued till May 31.

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