The saree is the main dress of an Indian woman. Sarees are well-liked not only in India but also in foreign countries. Foreign guests who come to India also feel Indian by wearing a saree. Along with the changing times, there was also development in science and technology. Things that were made by hand in the past are now being made by machines. Sarees made by hand are now being made with power looms. But have you seen the saree is made by hand? Most people might not have seen it.
Today we will show you how the famous Chanderi silk saree of Madhya Pradesh is made by handloom. Let us tell you that the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, has organized an exhibition of 75 types of handmade sarees to make people aware. The exhibition under the theme My Sari My Pride will continue till December 30. After this, it will start again on January 3, 2023. You can buy different handmade sarees made in the country in this exhibition held at Delhi's Hand Loom Haat. Let us see how Chanderi sarees are made.
How Chanderi saree got its name?
Please tell us that Chanderi is a city in the Ashok Nagar district of Madhya Pradesh. This city, situated on the border of Bundelkhand and Malwa, is a city of weavers. The weavers and sarees here are the identities of this city. The history of Chanderi is very glorious. This city has also been mentioned in the Mahabharata. It is believed that Shishupala, the son of Lord Krishna's aunt, discovered it. In the 11th century, the main trade route used to pass through here.