10-day Jamdani fair to begin in city Thursday

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

Jamdani Fair` will begin on the premise Shilpakala Academy on Thursday. Prothom Alo File PhotoA 10-day 'Jamdani Fair' will begin on the premise Shilpakala Academy in the city on Thursday, aiming to promote the century-old tradition of weaving the fabric, reports UNB.

Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC) and Shilpakala Academy are jointly organising the fair.

There will be some 25 stalls in the fair which will remain open for visitors from 10:00am to 10:00pm everyday till 25 May, said a BSCIC release.

Various types of Jamdani sarees, including Tersa, Jolpar, Pannahazar, Karola, Dublajal, Saburga, Bolihar, Shaplaful, Angurlota, Mayurpachpar, Baghnali, Kalmilota, Chandrapar and Jhumka will be displayed in the stalls.

Industries minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun will inaugurate the fair.

Textile and jute minister Golam Dastagir Gazi, state minister for industries Kamal Ahmed Majumder and state minister for cultural affairs KM Khalid will be present at the inaugural function.

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