The National Handloom Expo 2016-17 of BRAWFED has began from Friday at Sudempuri ground near JD Road in Kokrajhar town with 20-day long programme scheduled. A showcase of Eri-clothes was organised to the ramp on the occasion.
Binode Narzary, Chairman of Bodoland Regional Apex Weavers & Artisan Cooperatives Federation Limited(BRAWFED) lighted the lamp to inaugurate the expo in the presence of official and weavers from different districts of BTAD.The national handloom expo was organised by Bodoland Regional Apex Weavers & Artisan Cooperatives Federation Limited(BRAWFED). Nearly 100 stalls from different states of the country and districts of Assam,which included Assam,Northeastern states, Haryana,Rajasthan,Jammu & Kashmir,Punjab,Bihar,West Bengal,Chhatisgarh,Uttar Pradesh,Delhi etc are participating in the expo with their own state handloom products. NN Rana Patgiri, managing director of BRAWFED told that a customer assistance centre has also been setting up in the ground office market survey and analysis of demands,needs,preference of buyers of northeastern states area through the national handloom expo. Patgiri expresses his hopeful that at-least two crores of marketing would be held in the expo.