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From Soul to Spirit: The Story Of Ponduru Fabric

Ponduru Khadi of Andhra Pradesh  Nestled just 30 km away from Srikakulam district in Andhra Pradesh, the charming village of Ponduru holds a significant piece of our cherished history. It is here that Ponduru Khadi, a distinguished fabric beloved even by Mahatma Gandhi, finds its origins. The village exudes a warm and welcoming atmosphere, with […]

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A Weave as Old as Time: Story of Himroo Fabrics

Himroo, a word derived from Persia, holds a regal past. Once, it was intricately woven with threads of pure gold and silver, crafted exclusively for the noble families. The tale begins when a group of skilled weavers migrated from Delhi to Daulatabad in the 14th century, near Aurangabad, prompted by King Mohammad Bin Tughlaq’s decision

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