Handloom expo inaugurated

Special Correspondent

GUNTUR: Special Handloom Expo-2010, being organised by the Department of Handloom and Textile, was formally inaugurated by Joint Collector Gaurav Uppal here on Wednesday. Different varieties of cotton and silk sarees from Dharmavaram, Mangalagiri and Venkatagiri and dress material will be on display during the exhibition-cum-sale till March 10. A large number of weavers from all corners of Andhra Pradesh had displayed their ware in special cubicles set up at the large hall. .

The Joint Collector said that to encourage the weavers, people should buy cotton sarees and dress material that were hand woven and it suited the season also as the summer had already set in the region.

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