Weaving a revolution, one piece at a time
Mass-produced yarn from spinning mills increases production but neutralizes the quirky variations of regional Indian textiles. In the past, cotton itself went by many names: bafta, nainsukh, dosuti, moree, jamdani, mulmul, chint, mashru, himroo and others. Now, they all have morphed into Westside or Big Bazaar cotton.
Watch Uzramma founder of Malkha fabrics sharing her experience in creating sustainable enterprises for textile production in India.
First Published in Live Mint,Thu, Jul 15 2010
Read a report on Uzramma's talk: 'Native varieties of cotton disappearing'