Khadi: Breaking historical shackles, the humble fabric now belongs to the future

For Mahatma Gandhi, khadi was symbolic of self-reliance, sustenance and hardwork. And, almost a century after his swadeshi movement propelled the nation to stand on its feet, the handspun and handwoven fabric continues to capture the zeitgeist of the generation. With the rise of everything handcrafted in fashion, khadi, too, has seen a new lease … Read more Khadi: Breaking historical shackles, the humble fabric now belongs to the future

Khadi body to promote banana leaf fibre apparels

The Khadi & Village Industries Commission (KVIC) is facilitating production of various products including apparels, by extracting fibre from banana leaves, primarily in the eastern parts of India. Banana fibre will be used in making handmade paper bag, statues, pen stand, besides clothing, and are as exclusive and distinct as silk yarns. “We are promoting … Read more Khadi body to promote banana leaf fibre apparels