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Arts and crafts mela

Vishwakarma, a non governmental organization that has been promoting traditional arts and crafts since last couple of years, is back with loads of artefacts at the Vishwa Priya hall.

The exhibits on display are all crafted by artisans from all over India and they are a collectors delight. Kalamkari prints and paintings, wood carvings, pearls and imitation jewellery,lac bangles, sea shells artefacts, children educational toys, terracotta, rudraksha malas, pooja items, cheerala dress materials, sarees, appliqué works, leather items and many other items are on display-cum- sale.

Vishwakarma was set up mainly to bring the artisans under one group and assist them to improve their living conditions. It also aimed at removing the middlemen to enable the craftsmen to get a better deal.So far it has successfully organised many exhibitions all around the state promoting the traditional arts and crafts of India.

The artisans are directly participating and selling their products at reasonable prices.

The exhibition will be open to public till August 11, from 10 am.to10 pm. every day.

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