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Marking significance on this day of Aug. 7th, was the formal launch of Swadeshi Movement in Calcutta. The Government of India observes August 7 as National Handloom Day every year, in memory of this. On this occasion, we express our deepest gratitude to all our patrons who have celebrated handloom and extend their support to our weaver community and us through the years. Thank you! #AngadiGalleria #Angadi #Iwearhandloom #Nationalhandloomday

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The New Swadeshi Movement for Clothes: Make In India

During the Independence struggle of India, the Swadeshi movement gathered momentum. Swadeshi means made in one’s own country (India) and the aim of the movement was to boycott foreign goods in order to encourage people to focus on goods made in India and to escalate their production within the country. ........... Discover more articles here: http://strandofsilk.com/indian-fashion-blog

On 7 August 1905 a resolution was passed to boycott British made goods, which marked the beginning of the Swadeshi movement. The day is now National Handloom Day. Pics: All India Handloom Board’s...

We celebrate Independence day every single year but we often forget about the important events that led to our Independence. The Swadeshi movement was a turning point in our history that encouraged the use of Indigenous products. This National Hand loom Day we support the sense of pride that comes along with using products made by our own countrymen. Let’s celebrate our uniqueness again, let’s salute the hand loom again. ‪#‎CelebrateHandloom‬ ‪#‎ChooseHandloom‬ ‪#‎DeepkalaSilkHeritage‬

Indian National Movements (1905 – 1916) – Swadeshi Movement, Rise of Extremism & Minto- Morley