Bengal’s Jute, Assam’s Gamusa On PM’s #WomensDay Shopping List

To promote entrepreneurship among women, Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared on Twitter a list of traditional handicraft items from several states that he has bought online. PM’s shopping list includes embroidered shawl made by a Tamil Nadu tribe, a handcrafted Gond paper painting, a traditional shawl from Nagaland, a Khadi cotton Madhubani-painted stole, a jute file folder from Bengal, a Gamusa from Assam and a classic Palm craft from Kerala.

“Women are playing a leading role in India’s quest to become Aatmanirbhar. On International Women’s Day, let us commit to encouraging entrepreneurship among women. Today, I bought a few products that celebrate women enterprise, creativity and India’s culture,” he tweeted.

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