Chandigarh, December 18:
Sandeep of Gurdaspur, Punjab said that every year, she brings ladies purses made with silk and khadi fabric. She said that she takes from 20 to 40 minutes in making a purse. All the attractive designing on these purses are hand-made and without the help of any machine. She also makes use of satin fabric and bell button on purses. The design of beautiful figures on purses is an attraction among the tourists.
Beautiful designs of Kohlapuri chappal was another attraction among the tourists. Sarjera Satpute of Maharashtra said that he has been coming to this Mahotsav for the last many years and this time, he has brought huge variety. In Maharashtra, people are very fond of these chappals and he regularly put up his stall in events and melas organised there. He has brought laser, kapsi, ladies and gents chappal, ek patta, char patta, maharaja chappal and others.
Idols of Maa Durga, Lord Ganesha, Radha Krishna and other decoration pieces made of solawood was another attraction for tourists. A craftsman, Kishan said that these beautiful idols are hand-made and also make use of solawood. Knife and scissors are also used to cut, carve and give shape to the wood. He said that he uses the same soil which is used to make the idol of Maa Durga in Kolkata.