Bhopal: Handicrafts exhibition ‘Raag-Bhopali’ being organized from 26 to 30 Dec in Gauhar Mahal
In line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Vocal for Local mantra, Madhya Pradesh government has decided to introduce a new brand named Raag-Bhopali to give a new international identity to Bhopal’s handicrafts. Bhopal is popular for its zari (ज़री), zardozi(ज़रदोज़ी) and Jute work.
Now this initiative is being taken to make this work available at international level. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan has directed to take such initiative to make every district self-reliant.Bhopal Collector Avinash Lavania informed that the Union Ministry of Textiles has already decided to make Bhopal a cluster for zari and zardozi.
An exhibition called Raag-Bhopali is also being organized from 26 to 30 December in Gauhar Mahal, Bhopal. In which goods of Zari, Zardozi and Jute will be displayed in the presence of exporters of various cities including Delhi and Mumbai. Other programs including stalls of local cuisine will also be organized to connect youth and other sections of society in the Raag-Bhopali exhibition.