Agartala, April 01: Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb inaugurated a 15-day long National Handloom Expo inaugurated in Agartala on March 31. Revenue Minister NC Debbarma was also present at the inauguration ceremony.
The fair is being conducted under the initiative of the North East Region Textile Promotion Scheme (NERTPS) and shall end on the 14th of April.
This year, special focus has been given to indigenous tribal fabrics of the state.
“Our government aims to take indigenous handicrafts of Tripura into the international market as valuable artefacts worth its deserved value. This Expo will open up new possibilities and avenues” said the CM while speaking at the inaugural ceremony.