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Textiles Minister inaugurates National Handicrafts Fair at Dilli Haat

New Delhi,2nd December 2015:: Union Textiles Minister Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar inaugurated the National Handicrafts Fair “Master Creation” at Dilli Haat on 2nd December, 2015. It was a very colourful evening, with the various stalls presenting a panoply of Indian culture. The inauguration was followed by a cultural evening, with performances such as folk and traditional dances, representing Indian folk art.
The Fair will be on till 15th of December, 2015. Master artisans and weavers from all over India are participating in the Fair during Handicraft Week.
The Fair has been conceptualized with a view to provide a direct marketing platform for innovative products developed by 120 handicrafts and 42 Handlooms master artisans/weavers from all across the country. The event showcases the best of Indian handicrafts in quality, design and versatility from all over the country. The Council proposes to organize the event in a big way by giving wide publicity and by organizing a thematic display at Dilli Haat for the benefit of the master craft person/weavers.
The Fair is being promoted and marketed by Council of Handicrafts Development Corporation (COHANDS), with financial assistance from the office of Development Commissioner (Handicrafts). Secretary (Textiles) was the guest of honour; Development Commissioner (Handicrafts) & (Handlooms) and other dignitaries were also present on the occasion.

The Minister of State for Textiles (Independent Charge), Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar lighting the lamp to inaugurate the National Handicrafts Fair “Master Creation”, in New Delhi on December 02, 2015.
The Minister of State for Textiles (Independent Charge), Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar lighting the lamp to inaugurate the National Handicrafts Fair “Master Creation”, in New Delhi on December 02, 2015.

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