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Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation Shri Amit Shah greets people on National Handloom Day


India’s Handloom sector signifies our rich and diverse cultural heritage

In 2015, Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared August 7 as the National Handloom Day to commemorate the Swadeshi movement that began in 1905 on the same day and to revive this ancient Indian art

It is also aimed at encouraging countrymen to use handloom products woven by indigenous weavers

On this 8th National Handloom Day, let us join hands to further the resolve of the Government led by Shri Narendra Modi to preserve and promote our handloom heritage and empower our handloom weavers, especially women

Posted On: 07 AUG 2022 12:55PM by PIB Delhi

Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation Shri Amit Shah has greeted the people on National Handloom Day.

In a series of tweets Shri Amit Shah said “India’s Handloom sector signifies our rich and diverse cultural heritage. In 2015, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi declared August 7 as the National Handloom Day to commemorate the Swadeshi movement that began in 1905 on the same day and to revive this ancient Indian art”.

The Union Home Minister said “It is also aimed at encouraging countrymen to use handloom products woven by indigenous weavers. On this 8th National Handloom Day, let us join hands to further the Modi Government's resolve to preserve and promote our handloom heritage and empower our handloom weavers, especially women”.

 

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