Six Yards and 365 days opens Chapter in Rajasthan

6 Yards and 365 days, a exceptional initiative pushed by Sunita Budhiraja to help the weaving group and handloom sector, opened one particular of its many regional Chapters in Jaipur. The idea at the rear of the fulfill was to discuss about the handloom sector and stimulate gals to drape handloom sarees and to rejoice thriving doing work of the group.

The event was a big results with persons from Jaipur and all over who arrived collectively to rejoice and discuss about the effectively doing work of the group and the sarees. The event noticed some effectively-regarded persons like Padma Shri Pandita Tripti Mukherjee, from US, a senior disciple of Sangeet Martand Pandit Jasraj. Aditi Mukherjee from Kolkata was there to rejoice the fulfill and be part of arms with Sunita Budhiraja in this initiative which has taken the condition of a movement. Archana Dhyani, also a member of 6 Yards and 365 Days, finished her 200 drapes of handloom sarees on the day of the event.

Other than Jaipur, there are Kolkata, Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack Chapters of 6 Yards and 365 Days where customers assemble to help the cause. Much more Chapters like this are before long to be revealed to make persons mindful of the dying artwork of handloom sarees. The campaign has been released to stimulate gals to have interaction by themselves in this initiative to drape by themselves in 6 yards all the 365 days of a yr and to share their own development with the relaxation of the customers of the group.

“I am thrilled to see that the idea of 6 yards and 365 days is large spreading so wonderfully and all my mates are in attendance to rejoice this new chapter right here with me in Jaipur. I am delighted to see the growth of 6 yards and 365 days which began with the fundamental idea of supporting the weavers and how now it has developed a group of gals who arrive collectively to help each other not only for their clothing but emotionally far too,” reported Budhiraja.

Budhiraja began the ‘Six Yards and 365 Days, saree movement’, a Fb campaign in sync with the Primary Minister Narendra Modi’s Digital India initiative in August 2015. The group now includes about 32,000 handloom saree fans from across the earth and counting. Every single member of the group religiously drapes handloom saree each and every day.

The digital campaign has not only gathered a lot of momentum but has currently crossed 32,000 customers unfold across about 70 nations around the world, a lot of of whom religiously put on their hand woven sarees with delight, obtain hand-woven sarees, have their photos clicked in the saree just about each and every day and article it on the Fb web page of this group. And the quantity is escalating. There are a lot more than 500 customers who have posted their 100th and 200th and three hundredth, 365, 500, and a thousand drapes of handloom sarees.

Numerous of the weaves these days are fading out. Customers are from distinctive walks of existence – higher profile artistes and artists, authors, theatre folks, educationists, business owners, health professionals, NGO workers, communication professionals to housewives and weavers who arrive from underpaid arrived out of their digital earth to a genuine earth.

Budhiraja is a renowned Hindi poet and author with eleven books to her credit. She has authored the biography of Pandit Jasraj titled ‘Rasraj Pandit Jasraj’. Other works from her pen include things like ‘SaatSuron ke Beech’ that is composed of casual and personal extended interviews with legends of Indian songs – Ustad Bismillah Khan, Kishan Maharaj, Jasraj, Dr M Balamuralikrishna, Shivkumar Sharma, Birju Maharaj and Hariprasad Chaurasia alongside with ‘Prashna Paanchali’, ‘Aadhi Dhoop’, ‘Anuttar’ and ‘Tees ka Safar’ to name a handful of. She has also edited Coffee Table books about Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh. Her works have been translated in English, Rumanian and Telugu.

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6 Yards and 365 days, a exceptional initiative pushed by Sunita Budhiraja to help the weaving group and handloom sector, opened one particular of its many regional Chapters in Jaipur. The idea at the rear of the fulfill was to discuss about the handloom sector and stimulate gals to drape handloom sarees and to rejoice thriving doing work of the group.