On the eve of #NationalHandloomDay on 7th August, founder of Dastkar and textiles Prima Donna Laila Tyabji chose to rant about this govt’s decision of scrapping of the Handloom Board
Modi govt abolishes textile board with ‘activists’ and ‘experts’ pontificating, to get work done through institutes like NIFT instead
The Handloom Board was an ornamental board that had activist and experts who essentially pontificated without doing any real ground work
Manipur Handloom calls for stopping mass production of Lierum Phee in UP to protect livelihood of traditional weavers
The method of product and name of Leirum Phee should not be changed, experts said.