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A coarse homespun cloth made in India.

[Hindi khādar, probably ultimately of Dravidian origin; akin to Telugu kaṇḍuvā, upper garment.]
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(ˈkɑːdə) or


(Textiles) a cotton cloth of plain weave, produced in India
[from Hindi khādar]
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Noun1.khaddar - a coarse homespun cotton cloth made in India
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
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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.
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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.
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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 Wala Basti.
(Khaddar ki kechul ko pehen kar ab ye nagin lehraney na paaye/ Maar le saathi jaaney nap aye.)
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