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Nationwide Handloom Day 2020: Smriti Irani shares how handlooms enrich lives, urges folks to share photos of their favorite handloom product – artwork and tradition



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Smriti Irani, India’s Union Minister of Textiles marked the event of Nationwide Handloom Day by sharing how handloom can enrich our lives and environment, and urging folks to make use of handmade objects from their clothes to furnishings.

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Up to date: Aug 07, 2020 14:00 IST

Smriti Irani flaunts all her handloom and handcrafted goodies.
Smriti Irani flaunts all her handloom and handcrafted goodies.(Instagram)

Smriti Irani, India’s Union Minister of Textiles marked the event of Nationwide Handloom Day by sharing how handloom can enrich our lives and environment, and urging folks to make use of handmade objects from their clothes to furnishings.

The previous model-turned-actor took to her Instagram account and shared photos of herself wearing handloom, saree to masks as she stood beside handcrafted wall decor that resembled Lord Shiva. She captioned the publish, “Handloom can enrich our every day lives and surrounding in some ways; from clothes to furnishing to Masks in Covid occasions to wall hanging. Convey house handmade in India! I take satisfaction in celebrating India’s legacy, I’m #Vocal4Handmade. Are you? Share your photos with satisfaction in assist of our weavers and artisans for we’re #Vocal4Handmade.”

 

Apart from Smriti, a number of different celebrities together with Bollywood actors together with Janhvi Kapoor, Vidya Balan, Kangana Ranaut and others additionally took to social media to share photos of themselves donning their favorite handloom clothes.

At this time, on August 7, India is celebrating its sixth Nationwide Handloom Day in reminiscence of the Swadeshi Motion which was launched on the identical day in 1905. On this present day, India’s handloom weavers, from Kanjivaram to Pashmina, are recognised for his or her contribution to India. The Swadeshi Motion was launched to protest towards the partition of Bengal by the British Authorities.

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