Hunar Haat is being organized by the Ministry of Minority Affairs from today and will continue till 18th February. Exquisite handicraft & handloom made by master artisans from across the country will be on display at the exhibition. Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh will formally inaugurate Hunar Haat, on February 11, 2018 at Baba Khadak Singh Marg, Connaught Place, New Delhi.
Hunar Haat is being organised by the Minority Affairs Ministry to provide an opportunity, as well as domestic and international exposure to the master artisans from across the country. Till now 5 Hunar Haat have been organised at International Trade Fair at Pragati Maidan (2016, 2017) and Baba Kharak Singh Marg (2017) at New Delhi; Puducherry (2017) and Mumbai (2017) and current one is the sixth edition. At the 6th Hunar Haat at Baba Khadak Singh Marg, hundreds of artisans from 22 States/UTs from across the country, representing Minority Communities, are participating.
Exquisite pieces of handicraft & handloom work like ajrakh, bagh, bandhej, bangles, Batik, black stone pottery, calligraphy in wood, candles & flowers, cane& bamboo, ceramic products, Chanderi silk, Chikankari, carpet, Giza & mataka silk, glassware, golden grass products, ikat, Muradabadi and Madrasi brass work, Jaipuri jooti, Kuchh embroidery, Kalamkari, Kantha, Kashmir art, linen dress materials, maheshwari products, marble crafts, metalware, mooja grass, mud mirror work, Muttvakuchh embroidery, namda, parsigara embroidery, pen knife, phool patti work, Rogan art, Shantipuri saree, terracotta products, toran bandhandwars, Varanasi silk sarees, wood inlay, wrought iron products & zari bags to name a few will be available for display and sale at this Hunar Haat.