Winter Collections inaugurated by Santoor maestro Tarun Bhattacharya and Danseuse Sanchita Bhattacharya

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With the nip in the weather, the people in the city can be seen already strolling along in their woolen garments. To cater to the needs of the people for winter garments and to promote the Indian handloom industry, Central Cottage Industries Corporation of India Ltd, a Government of India undertaking started the Winter Collections sale at their premises. The exhibition cum sale was inaugurated in the august presence of eminent Odissi dancer Sanchita Bhattacharya and Santoor maestro Tarun Bhattacharya.

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Sanchita Bhattacharya and Tarun Bhattacharya posed with Pashmina shawls at the inauguration ceremony. In between the photo sessions, Sholoana Bangaliana correspondent engaged Sanchita Bhattacharya in a candid conversation. “It is indeed a great pleasure for me to come to this exhibition. I mostly wear hand woven silks and cotton garments. I support handloom weavers always and hence I kept all my work aside and came for this exhibition. I am always questioned when I go for shows abroad which brands I wear. But my reply is simple as I wear the clothes made by the rural weavers who are the original fashion designers. We talk about using environment friendly colors, but the rural weavers are already aware of this issue. They may not be educated in schools but they have the basic knowledge” said the dancer. Sanchita Bhattacharya, an admirer of Tussar silk saris was awestruck with a sari due to the rawness of the silk. She plans to make a few purchases just before the winter.

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The exhibition has a huge collection of Pashmina shawls, Gujrati shawls, embroidered stoles and shawls, handloom saris and many more. The prices of the garments in the exhibition are affordable and the customers will surely be spoilt for choices.

The exhibition will continue till the 13th of December. Head to this exhibition and stroll around in style during the winter.

Priyanka Dutta

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