The Mamata Banerjee government recently inaugurated the seventh Biswa Bangla store in Darjeeling, under which the state’s handloom and handicraft products are being promoted and sold.
The store in Darjeeling has been opened at Manjushree, along Nehru Road near Chowrastha, where local products such as pickle, juice, bed-sheets and shirts made of <g data-gr-id="10">khadi</g>, and Kanjeevaram sarees, besides decorative handicrafts, have been put on display.
U Swaroop, the additional district magistrate, said, “The chief minister herself opened the BB store from Kolkata today. This is the second such store in Darjeeling district. The basic aim is to promote and market local traditional handloom and handicrafts.”