they reached Madurai & mesmerized by the spiritual aura, finally settled in & later dispersed to various other places in Tamil Nadu from there, one of them being the Dindigul region. Their skill earned them the title of “Pattunulkarar”, meaning “the silk weaver”,
Koorai Pattu Pudavai, a sari for the lasting journey of marriages worn by women folk of a few casts of Hindu Community of Tamil Nadu
Kolhapuri chhapals easily identified by their look. also have names like Kapsae, Korwnda, ShahuMaharaj, Maherban, LadiesPaper etc.
Kevat community wears only red Bandhani turban at all occasions. Jat community in Narwa village wears a bright yellow turban.
Goa under the Portuguese rule used to be a hub for handloom weaving and many weavers had flourishing workshops that produced Kunbi sarees & kashtis.
Bengal is famous for its weaving tradition, many small towns like Fulia, Baluchari, Begampur, Atpur are keeping this culture alive.
Gaatha brings to you, traditional handicrafts and the culture behind them, directly from the very home of the Indian artisan.