Silk expo kick-starts

Published: 16th March 2015 06:05 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th March 2015 06:05 AM   |  A+A-

SILK

The 10-day National Silk Expo-2015 kick-started at the TTD Kalyan Mandapam at Himayath Nagar in the city. The exposition was inaugurated  by Tollywood actress Mamatha Rahoot, Pancha mukhi movie fame.

During the lauch of the expo Mamatha said, “Such platforms are required to reach out to women looking for well-designed handmade cotton wear and silk wear and exclusive home textile which blend different styles and concepts of silk handloom.”

The exhibition aims at to promote and encourage weavers and provide a market to the handloom industry. “Through these exhibitions, we have been able to create good market for the weavers and their handloom woven ware, even in places where exhibitions are not feasible. Another motive is that we want to eliminate middlemen. Exhibitions are a way pure silk and cotton products of the weavers reach directly to the costumer,” informed Jayesh Kuma, the organiser.

The expo which will conclude on March 23, will showcase the works of 70 designers and artisans from 14 handloom weaving states.

From gorgeous Uppadas, Banaras silks, Gadwals, Dharmavaram, Jamdanis, Jamawars and Sambalpuris to dress materials, silk and cotton sarees, accessories, home furnishing,  designer clothes all will be there to offer a great variety to the customers.

Open from 11 am to 9 pm.

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