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‘Vastra Utsav’ for Varamahalakshmi festival at JSS Urban Haat

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Mysuru: As part of the upcoming Varamahalakshmi festival, the JSS Urban Haat will host ‘Vastra Utsav’ from August 11 to August 20 at JSS Urban Haat, said JSS Mahavidhyapeetha Publicity Division Director Morabad Mallikarjun.

Speaking to mediapersons here on Wednesday, he said the exhibition will mainly display products procured directly from weavers. This is being done to provide a market for the dying handloom industry and also to conserve the traditional artefacts. The Haat exhibition is providing a platform for the handloom weavers and artisans to market their products under one roof. This time, more than 75 weavers and artisans from across the country are participating in the Utsav, he added.

The exhibition will be inaugurated by MLA T S Srivatsa on August 11 at 4 pm. JSS Mahavidhyapeetha executive director Dr C G Betsurmath will preside. Union Textiles Ministry, Handicrafts Department Assistant Director Sunil Kumar will be present.

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