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Tamil Nadhu CM appeals people to wear khadi once a week

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Updated: 10:47 GMT, Aug 8, 2017 | Published: 06:00 GMT, Aug 7, 2017 |
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In a bid to promote handloom products, Tamil Nadhu chief minister  K.Palaniswami today exhorted the public to wear  kadhi dresses once a week.

 Tamil Nadu has about 3.20 weavers and nearly 1.29 lakh families depend on the textile and handloom sectors, Palaniswami said.

The Government has been implementing projects set forth by the late chief minister J jeyalalitha for the benefit of the weaver’s community, he said in hisnational handlooms day message here.

In 2015, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the first National Handloom Day in Tamil Nadu in the presence of the late AIADMK Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and former Governor K Rosaiah.