Artisans and craftsmen showcase wares at Bareilly
Esther Suhasini | 21 10 2013 04:08:56 PM IST

Artisans and craftsmen showcase wares at BareillyBareilly, Oct 21 (KNN)  More than 150 weavers and artisans from across the country are currently displaying their products such as pottery, ceramics, carved wooden products and different forms of ethnic weaves at the 10-day Gandhi Shilp Bazaar.
 
The bazaar being held from October-18 to 27th at Urban Haat here has been organised by the Federation of Indian Export Organisations (Northern Region) and Kanpur Chapter with the assistance of the Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles.
 
Both men and women craft persons from 17 different states are participating in the event which promotes poor and small artisans to sell their products directly without being exploited by middlemen.
 
“This interaction will also provide them the required feedback o­n market intelligence besides providing an opportunity to look at similar crafts practiced in other areas. This will help them in adopting best raw materials, technology, processes and manufacturing techniques used elsewhere for improving their product quality and productivity,” said a FIEO press release.
 
Other products being displayed at the bazaar are Zari / Zardozi, Chikan, Tepchi / Appliqué, Brass Artwares, Banarasi Silk Material and Sarees, Metal Artwares, Moonz, Chinhat Pottery, Coat and Pant Tweed / Jacket, Leather Animals Bags, Purses / Belt / Furniture, Aluminum-Bronze furniture, Marble Stones from Agra, Sazar stones from Banda, Musical Instrument from Pilibhit, Rajasthani Handicraft / Gujrati Handicraft / Kashmiri and all other states.
 
In addition, there are stalls with readymade garments from Delhi, durries, bed sheets pillow cover and cushion covers, table covers, quilt blankets and other handicrafts and gift items.  (KNN/ES)
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