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Lepakshi handloom exhibition opens in Visakhapatnam
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May '11
Lepakshi handloom and handicrafts exhibition, promoted by the Andhra Pradesh government, which has opened in Visakhapatnam, would go on till June 8, 2011.

The exposition displays various items like colourful dress materials, premium quality saris from Chanderi in Madhya Pradesh (MP) and new design Bengal cotton saris.

Mr. Jaganmohan, Senior Manager of Lepakshi Handicrafts Emporium, while speaking at the inaugural ceremony of the exhibition, said that the exhibition is aimed at promotion of domestic textiles and crafts by providing better marketing facilities.

He said that there are around 70 stalls at the exhibition, most of which display products from Andhra Pradesh, like crochet lace from Narsapur, carpets and banjara hand embroidery from Hyderabad, saris from Narayanapet, Kalamkari, Mangalagiri, Gadwal, Venkatagiri, and Siddipet, leather puppets of Anantapur and Chirala fabrics.

Besides, items from other places like silk saris, embroidery wear from Jammu and Kashmir, Lucknow chikan works from UP, Bengal saris and jute bags from West Bengal, bed sheets from Haryana and Delhi, cotton saris from Madurai, and Rajasthani dress material are also being displayed at the exhibition.

Mr. Jaganmohan said that at this exhibition the artisans come in direct touch with customers and sell their products.

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