Bhubaneswar, April 10: Sales at 15th Toshali National Craft Mela- 2022 at Janata Maidan crossed Rs 16 crore. The mela organised by Handlooms, Textiles & Handicrafts Department started from March 28 and conclude on Sunday
Artisans, weavers and sculptors from all over the country are participating in this Crafts Mela to exhibit their traditional and contemporary handicraft and handloom products. As important cultural nerve centre of the country, Bhubaneswar hosts the Toshali National Crafts Mela at Janata Maidan every year.
This year the mela has more than 4000 handicraft and handloom stalls out of which around 100 weavers/artisans from different states of the country are being sponsored by DC (Handlooms) / DC (Handicrafts), GOI.
Officials said that artisans from 24 states participated in the mela which witnessed footfall of more than 19 lakh visitors.