Handicraft industry in Tiruvannamalai suffers due to COVID-19 lockdown

Tiruvannamalai: The 21-day lockdown to forestall the spread of coronavirus has seriously influenced job of numerous handicraft weavers and craftsmen of Tiruvannamalai. Incapable to get material to make items these individuals are not having the option to procure cash. The lockdown has prompted serious money related mash in their families. They are additionally uncertain with respect to what extent the circumstance will proceed and are living in alarm.Tiruvannamalai handicrafts is finding a way to ease the pains of artists in Tiruvannalai who are effected by the impact of corobavirus curfew and lockdowns.

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Handicraft Weavers of Tiruvannamalai are not having the option to go outside their towns because of the lockdown. Thus they are additionally not having the option to purchase things like strings of various hues, a significant segment of the items they weave.

To support these handicraft craftsmen, Tiruvannamalai handicrafts has set up a task force’. It is an undertaking to help craftsmen living in rustic and urban territories influenced by the COVID-19 lockdown. The body is gathering gifts to help the weavers.

Punita, a style planner and originator of Tiruvannamalai handicrafts said that more than 70 percent of weavers’ (the number floats around the 300-mark) lives have been seriously influenced by the lockdown to forestall the spread of the pandemic COVID-19.

“We have raised assets for 100 weavers up until this point and we are attempting to raise gifts for help of the staying 200,” said Punita. “It is tragic that our weavers are sitting with inert weavers their homes and craftsmans are in a troublesome circumstance,” included Punita.

As time passes, the frenzy among the Tiruvannamalai handicraft weavers and craftsmans are expanding, punita educated.

The handicraft business in Tiruvannamalai is confronting emergency since demonetisation and the usage of GST. From that point forward many locally established craftsmen have endured tremendous money related misfortunes.

Punita additionally said that people who procure a living through the handicraft business in Tiruvannamalai have likewise been hit hard by the COVID-19 lockdown. The weavers of these spots who normally structures sarees, dupattas and other comparable items have been sitting inactive for the last 10-12 days. They had endured immense misfortunes during various other calamities a year ago and even before they could recuperate, they have been influenced by the lockdown.

Only after the curfew is lifted handicraft craftsmen in Tiruvannamalai can begin work for Tiruvannamalai handicrafts.

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