Bengaluru

Ragi Kana to reopen on Gandhi Jayanti

A file photo of visitors playing traditional games during a Ragi Kana mela in Bengaluru.   | Photo Credit: The Hindu

Ragi Kana Santhe, the cultural hub and Sunday market for handmade products, will be reopened on October 2, with a two-day santhe on the theme of handloom and khadi. Retired IPS officer Dr. Ajai Kumar Singh will inaugurate the two-day programme.

Nishanth Gurav, a research fellow in the field of ethnobotany, will render songs in memory of Mahatma Gandhi. There will be a Bharatanatyam performance by Suhasini Koulagi on issues related to degrading the environment and ecology, the plight of farmers, among others.

The second day’s programme will feature a discussion on ‘Current Challenges of Khadi and Handloom’.

There will be a wide variety of handmade products for sale over two days. For details, mail ragikana.culturalhub@gmail.com or call 9972676426, 9980043911.


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