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8th National Handloom Day on 7th August 2022

Ministry of Textiles is celebrating the 8th National Handloom Day on 7thAugust 2022 , commemorating  the Swadeshi Movement launched on this day in 1905.The National Handloom Day is observed annually to honour the handloom weavers and provide impetus to the Handloom industry. Over 70% of all handloom weavers and allied workers are women making it a key sector for women empowerment. Handloom is a symbol of our glorious cultural heritage and an important source of livelihood in India.