Swadeshi fete

Special Correspondent

Thiruvananthapuram: The Gandhi Centre for Rural Development, in collaboration with the Kerala Gandhi Smaraka Nidhi, is organising Thiruvananthapuram Swadeshi Festival from March 16 to 30 at the Gandhi Bhavan, Thycaud.

The festival includes training programmes for homestead-level manufacture of products, seminars and an exhibition of home-made products.

The training sessions will cover products like soap, food and jackfruit products, and umbrellas. The exhibition will feature an array of products like soaps and detergents, cosmetics,and food items.

The event would be inaugurated by Leader of Opposition Oommen Chandy.