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Sari Festival “VIRAASAT

  • IASbaba
  • January 4, 2023
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In News: The second phase of the Sari Festival “VIRAASAT”- Celebrating 75 handwoven Saris of India will begin in New Delhi.

About the festival:

  • The first phase was from 16th– 30th December 2022
  • It is being organized by Ministry of Textiles
  • It will bring participation of famous handcrafted varieties of Saris like Tie and Dye, Chikan embroidered Saris, Hand Block Saris, Kalamkari printed Saris, Ajrakh, Kantha and Phulkari.
  • Some examples of saris are as follows:
  • Andhra Pradesh – uppada jamdhani sari
  • Kerela – balaramapuram sari, kasavu sari
  • Telangana – pochampally sari
  • Tamil nadu – Kancheepuram sari, arni silk sari
  • Maharashtra – paithani sari
  • Chattisgarh – tussar silk of champa
  • Rajasthan – kota doria sari
  • Gujarat – patola sari, ashawali sari
  • Madhya Pradesh – Maheshwari and chanderi sari

Source: News on air

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