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Published: 17th June 2013 12:41 PM  |   Last Updated: 17th June 2013 12:41 PM   |  A+A-

If you’re a crafts lover, make sure that you don’t miss the Sampoorn Santhe.

The art and craft exhibition is being held at Chitrakala Parishath till 23 between 10 am and 8 pm.

Organised by Sampoorn, a society for crafts and artisans, the 10-day crafts extravaganza will showcase the works of over 140 craft groups from across 23 states.

Shalini Kailash, spokesperson for Sampoorn, said, “This is the 10th edition of Sampoorn, ‘Santhe Back to Nature’. We have planned craft  workshops and folk performances.”

The exhibition will offer a range of products - paintings, textiles, soft furniture, jewellery, terracotta items, leather products and toys.

Demonstrations of Madhubani paintings and lac bangle making have also been organised.

Phad paintings from Rajasthan, patola sarees and tangalia weaves from Gujarat, bodo from Assam and chikankari from Uttar Pradesh are among products that will be featured for the first time in this edition of the Santhe.

For more information, visit:www.sampoorn.org or call:+91 9886073035

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