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BMRCL to exhibit artisanal products at Vivekanand Metro Station

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Bengaluru, Aug 13 (KNN) The  Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) has decided to allowed over 60 artisans to put up  stalls at the Bengaluru Santhe space of Swami Vivekananda Metro station free of cost.

This initiative by BMRCL to promote handloom and Khadi products as part of its Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav will run from Aug 15-21.

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A S Shankar, Executive Director, Operations and Maintenance, told The New Indian Express, “The stalls have already been booked by artisans from across Karnataka. They will be allowed to display their products in our space without paying us any charges for a week. We want  to promote the cottage industry the state.” 

The stalls at the metro station will display local made products such as Khadi material, arts and crafts, clothing, home décor, handicrafts, traditional apparel, organic products, jewellery, sarees etc.

The metro authorities have also allowed small eateries to be setup at santhe.  (KNN Bureau)

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