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Treasures of Bengal

 MPost |  2013-09-13 20:42:46.0  |  New Delhi

Treasures of Bengal

With an objective to promote and publicise the legendary crafts and handloom heritage of Bengal in the national capital, the West Bengal Government Emporium Manjusha  has been renovated and refurbished to create a synergy of modern interiors, enhanced facilities for visitors and improved service delivery.

The state-of-the-art emporium at Baba Kharak Singh Marg, New Delhi, was reopened today by Archana Datta, Director General, All India Radio, News Services Division and Alka Arora, Managing Director, Central Cottage Industries Corporation of India Ltd. in the gracious presence of senior officials of the West Bengal Handicrafts Development Corporation Ltd., Office of the Resident Commissioner, Government of West Bengal and other top dignitaries.

The unit is expected to play a major part in sale and promotion in Delhi of the unique handloom and handicrafts creations of the master artisans of the State that blends rare imagery, imagination, colour and motifs of rural Bengal. It will also help in projection of the State as an attractive tourism destination and provide the connoisseurs of the national capital an opportunity to savour the delicious sweetmeats of Bengal and taste the world-famous Darjeeling Tea. 

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