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With no govt help, natural fibre weaving a dying profession in Chennai's Anakaputhur

2017-12-07 0 0 47 YouTube

Handloom units churning out clothes of natural yarn in Chennai's Anakaputhur are slowly fading into oblivion due to dwindling income, the devastating floods of December 2015 that caused colossal damage and little support from the government. Traditional weavers have been pushed to take up house painting, construction work and other menial jobs. The central government has launched several schemes for handloom weavers, but, many of these are yet to be implemented by the Tamil nadu government. Subscribe to Times Of India's Youtube channel here: Also Subscribe to Bombay Times Youtube Channel here: Social Media Links: Facebook : Twitter : Google + :