A ten-day Gandhi Shilp Bazaar will open on the premises of Gait Public Library, Gardanibagh on Saturday.
Organized by Mahila Seva Mandal, the fair has been sponsored by the Union textile ministry’s directorate of handicrafts. The fair will remain open from 12 noon to 8.30 pm every day till March 7.
The entry is free. Craftsmen from Rajasthan, Punjab, Bengal, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Bihar, Orissa, Jharkhand, Assam and Jammu and Kashmir would have their artefacts on sale at the bazaar. Hand embroidery, gift items, home furnishings, carpets, fashion jewellery, metal-ware, leather craft, Madhubani painting, phulkari suits, terracotta items, toys and Jaipuri ‘jootis’ will all be up for grabs.
Source: The Times of India