Waiting for that one letter to arrive with the postman on their doorstep to penning down their next without any expectations of receiving an immediate reply, there was a time when Indians happily treasured their relationship with post offices until telephones and e-mails entered their lives.
Khadi is not a mere fabric. It is a fabric that embodies the past, present and future worldview. A symbol of the Indian textile, it is a fabric that continues to amaze and inspire people worldwide.
Mahatma Gandhi needs no introduction. There are enough historical references, literature, anecdotes, incidents and experiences that have touched the lives of several people, not only in India but worldwide.
Manipur, the ‘Land of Jewels’, is a significant constituent of the seven-sister states of the Indian Union and is renowned for its vibrant colour, culture, natural beauty and traditional forms of art and crafts. As described by Lord Irwin, Manipur, or the ‘Switzerland of India’, is a hub of artistic excellence and aesthetic appeal. This state has carved a niche for itself regarding traditional forms of art and crafts. One such craft is the art of Basket weaving or Basketry.
Ahmedabad is home to a plethora of unique landmarks, historical structures, rich textiles, breath taking geographical splendour and a thriving culture. The 1st UNESCO World Heritage City of India, it is a diverse city where you can have a one-of-a-kind experience.
Traditional Basketry is one of the oldest weaving techniques passed down through generations. The craft of basket weaving is sustainable and eco-friendly. Traditionally baskets were woven by hand from natural fibres, similar to the weaving of textiles. Various natural materials have been used to create baskets, for example, bark, willow rods, grass, leaves, etc. Baskets are part of the heritage of many indigenous people.