Gramya 2022 Mela: Specialties of 18 states showcased at Kala Kendra
Sep 30, 2022
JAMMU: As many as 60 stalls have been set up at Kala Kendra, Bikram Chowk, Jammu for Gramya 2022 mela being organized by NABARD.
This is the first of its kind national level exhibition being organized in Jammu, wherein artisans from over 18 states are exhibiting their regional traditional specialties.
A wide variety of products are on display for sale in the stalls like- handmade decorative glass lamps, charmajutti from Rajasthan, famousJaipurirazai of Jaipur, Chikankari from Lucknow, Jute fibre products from West Bengal, world famous Mithila and Madhubani painting from Bihar, wood carved statues, tussar silk sarees from Jharkhand, and a range of handloom and handicrafts from all over India.
These hand-made and exquisitely crafted products are being sold by the artisans themselves at very reasonable rates in the mela.
A variety of food products depicting local cuisine of different states are also available for sale- like aloo papad, sabudana papad, masala vadi etc. from Bihar, home-made pickles of different varieties, Kashmiri dry fruits, acacia honey, peanut/ dry fruit chikki, famous gulkand of different varieties from Rajasthan, mal pua stall from Himachal Pradesh Etc.
Theme is being organized from 26 September - 02 October 2022 at Kala Kendra, Bikram Chowk, Jammu.
People of Jammu can visit the Kala Kendra, Jammu and avail the benefits of this unique kind of mela during its last two days before its conclusion on 02nd October 2022, Sunday.