Colours of Deepavali

Poompuhar, the initiative of the Tamilnadu Handicrafts and Development Corporation, is holding a Deepavali fair for the festive season.

Published: 24th October 2013 11:22 AM  |   Last Updated: 24th October 2013 11:22 AM   |  A+A-

Deepavali

Poompuhar, the initiative of the Tamilnadu Handicrafts and Development Corporation, is holding a Deepavali fair for the festive season.

The fair will showcase handlooms and handcrafted textiles—brightly coloured, from all over India and attractive designs to complement the colours.

On display at this exhibition are, handlooms and handcrafted textiles include cotton sarees, Kalamkari sarees, Mangalagiri and Narayanpet sarees from Andhra Pradesh as well as Lucknow, Chikan work from Andhra Pradesh, Chanderi Silk Sarees from Madhya Pradesh, Kota Sarees and ready-made garments and kids wear from Rajasthan, Pashmina Shawls from Kashmir, Bandhini Sarees from Gujarat, Jari work from Varanasi. According to a release, all these are sure to attract customers.

The designer dresses range between `150 and `10,000 which include sarees and hand printed design work sarees. A discount of 10 per cent is available on all items sold during the exhibition, The fair began on October 22 and will be on till November 4.

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