About 20 master artisans in various fields of traditional textiles like embroidery, weaving, Ajrak, Khaddar
, block printing, vegetable dying, thread making on spinning wheel and Kashmiri shawls participated in the exhibition from all the provinces, Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Kashmir.
The cold wave has come at the most opportune time for artisans at Lok Virsa who, in the Punjab pavilion, showcased their skills of making traditional winter wear items such as 'khaddar
' and 'darree' apart from boasting a range of traditional Punjabi cuisines, some of which are perfect for winters.
The crafts on display are embroidery (including Multani, Bahawalpur, Hazara, Swat, Balochi and Sindhi embroidery) block printing, lacquer work, Khussa making, pottery, tie and dye, doll making, khaddar
weaving, truck art, wood carving, wood work, papier mache, namda and gabba, metal work, Shawl weaving, zari work, motikari, traditional carpets, blue pottery, Ajrak, wax printing, stone work, wooden spoon making, pattu weaving and many others.
paved the way for the winners with 23 points, while Sharath Kurian added 13 points.
The deceased boy has been identified as Deepak, while those saved are Pankaj ( 13), Badal ( 13) and Premi ( 14) all residents of Madanpur Khaddar
village of southeast Delhi.
The Secretary General of the Committee, Asma Khaddar
, said in the opening of the panel that in light of the failure to calculate the work of women in agribusinesses and home production is one of the challenges facing women.
Available in 500g packs, it is grown by a farmers' federation in the Khaddar
area of North India which is famous for the production of high quality basmati rice.
The master craftsmen and craftswomen, who are seen sitting in the artistically erected stalls practicing centuries-old traditional crafts, including bone work, lacquer art (jundri ka kaam), Multani blue tiles, tie and dye, block printing, wood carving, darree weaving, khaddar
weaving, basketry, pottery, embroidery, camel bone carving, shoe (khussa), needle work etc.
On October 22, 2018, the bodies of two victims identified as 45-year-old Naik Muhammad and 50-year-old Talib Ali were discovered in a house in Khaddar
ki kechul ko pehen kar ab ye nagin lehraney na paaye/ Maar le saathi jaaney nap aye.)
"It is a tool for the new generation that would allow them to be smart investors in the future, entering the market with a full understanding of all the elements that go into stock market investing," said Jamal Al Khaddar
, senior vice president and head of product development division at DFM.