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Craft bazaar got underway in Kokrajhar

Over 100 artisans from various states of the country participated in the Craft Bazaar 2015-16, Kokrajhar which has begun here at Rashmela ground with 10-days programme in Kokrajhar today. 

Former Minister and MLA Pramila Rani Brahma lighted the lamp to inaugurate the bazaar attending as chief guest in the presence of artisans and officials. 

In her speech Brahma said that the handicraft tradition can extend helping hand to earn livelihood among citizens. She has urged the artisans to be dedicated while producing of handicraft products in their life and earn more money among society. 

NN Rana Patgiri, managing director of Brawfed said that the federation has been organizing craft bazaar and expo across the country where traditional habdloom production and handicrafts are getting exposure. He said that the federation was working to grow more products in the country.

The opening session was chaired by Binod Narzary, chairman of BRAWFED.

Noted writer Haricharan Boro among others wax present. 

The bazaar was organized by BRAWFED where participants from various states like host Bodoland, Assam, West Bengal, Punjab, Manipur, Nagaland, James & Kashmir participated. 

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