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Jual Oram Inaugurates 'PANKHA' exhibition cum sale of hand-fans



 Jual Oram Inaugurates 'PANKHA' exhibition cum sale of hand-fans- Details, Purpose

Union Tribal Affairs Minister, Jual Oram on 29th May 2018 has launched ‘PANKHA', an exhibition-cum-sale of hand-fans created by Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation Ltd (TRIFED) through its artisans from all over India at its showroom, Tribes India in New Delhi.

The 'PANKHA' exhibition-cum-sale is being organised in collaboration with Jatin Das Centre for Arts (JDCA) with an aim to take this initiative forward by way of providing marketing support to the tribal artisans who are associated with this craft.

The Pankhas, a range of exotic hand fans draws inspiration from the eminent Artist, Shri Jatin Das and from his collection of 10000 handmade Pankhas. These are on display at Indira Gandhi National Auditorium (IGNA), New Delhi from 26 May 2018 to 24 May 2018. 

Jual Oram on the occasion proclaimed that this collaboration is expected to help revive this craft and provide livelihood opportunities to tribal artisans across the country.

Jual Oram also advised TRIFED to market this craft through various Tribes India Outlets located across the country and also e-commerce portals such as Amazon, Flipkart and Snapdeal.

Jual Oram informed that 'Hand Fans' are an age-old tradition and an integral part of Indian traditions and customs. In the present day contemporary world, artistic creativity of individual artisans has converted a simple utilitarian item into handcrafted masterpieces which can adorn any urban households and at the same time help provide livelihood opportunities to many.


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