May 2019 \ World News \
Jamdani An Age-Old Cultural Heritage Of Bangladesh

A display of Bangladeshi Jamdani sarees took place at the Bangladesh High Commission in April. Mrs Tuhfa Zaman Ali, wife of High Commissioner H.E. Syed Muazzem Ali, presided over the function and spoke on the occasion. India Empire’s Consulting Photo Editor Sipra Das captured the engaging and colorful moments ...

The Jamdani weaving had its ups and downs but with the unfaltering efforts of the finer weaver, the fabric been popularized. Today the Bangladeshi women take pride in wearing them at national events. Jamdani saree has become a symbol of identity, dignity and self-recognition. Jamdani fabric is also used as dupatta (stole), scarves and kurtas. Jamdani has become one of the few flagship products of Bangladesh which has been contributing in promoting and projecting the image of the country in the world. Jamdani is popular across all segments of population, even among those who do not wear sarees. Thanks to all the master weavers of Jamdani in Bangladesh.

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