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If you love India’s exclusive ethnic handicrafts, and handloom / hand-printed / hand-embroidered cotton and silk textiles, hand-woven silk & woolen carpets, coming from every region of India, from every unknown corner, and if you are dying to purchase these ethnic items, while touring India’s National Capital New Delhi, without a second thought take a cab to the State Emporia Complex on Baba Kharak Singh Marg of Connaught Place in the capital. This Road is the buzzling hub of unfathomable range of irresistible ethnic arts, crafts, textiles & carpets of this culturally rich & vibrant Indian subcontinent.
Baba Kharak Singh Marg has the Indian State Government run Emporia of all States of India, where you get the choicest , most authentic & exclusive ethnic handicrafts of every region of India, that are simply difficult to resist.
Tour of one of the Indian handicrafts emporiums of New Delhi
Want to buy some of these collectibles for your living room decoration, some for your dining room, and some for your garden? Here are a few artifacts of different regions of India for you to explore and purchase.
Posted right underneath is a small selection of some of the stunningly beautiful ethnic arts and crafts of different regions of Indian subcontinent. Even these negligible numbers of masterpieces of the brilliant craftsmen of India, should be more than enough to give the viewers from around the globe, an idea about the glorious artistic treasures of the most ancient Indian civilization :
You get intoxicating Darjeeling tea at Manjusha, the West Bengal Government Emporium, and mesmerizing Maheshwari and Chanderi Sarees at Mrignayani, the Madhya Pradesh Government Emporium. Manjusha is also popular for its lovely handloom silk and cotton saris –like,Taant, Dhakai, Baatik, Jamdani, Kantha, Baluchari and Swarnachuri.
The three-storeyed Tripura Government Emporium called Purbasha is jam-packed with beautiful handcrafted stuffs made of their locally grown bamboo and cane.
Then, there is Kairali, the State Government Emporium of Kerala and Lepakshi, the Andhra Pradesh Government Emporium. Kairali has varieties of handicrafts made of Rosewood & banana fibre & Lepakshi has beaitiful collections of Kalamkari Paintings, Venkatagiri Sarees & Narayanpet Sarees.
Rajiv Gandhi Handicrafts Bhavan, right next to the Emporia Complex, houses stores that sell paper products, rural handicrafts, etc.
Entering these Emporiums in Delhi is an irresistible feast to the eyes of the visitors from India and around the globe, and it’s very difficult to resist the urge to grab loads of these curios of India, while leaving India.
Spread India's Glorious Cultural & Spiritual Heritage
By Mala Chandrashekhar
Though academically trained in modern Western Sciences, Blogger Mala Chandrashekhar is a crazy maniac of India's ageless, timeless ethnic arts, crafts & textiles. The rich & glorious cultural & spiritual heritage of India is a subject extremely dear to her heart, and the whole of this Blog has been dedicated to spreading the immortal glories of ancient India worldwide, to every nook & corner of the globe, through these simple Blog-posts. Any constructive criticisms & suggestions in this regard for improvement of the Blog 'MOST WELCOME'. Also, High-Quality Guest Blog-posts 'MOST WELCOME". LinkedIn Profile : https://in.linkedin.com/in/mala-chandrashekhar-04095917a