Mail News Service
Jamshedpur, Aug 19: A two day exhibition is going to be organized at the first floor of Bengal Club in Sakchi under the aegis of Tilottama, an NGO, for the welfare of women and orphans. This was informed here on Friday by Antara Chakravarty of Tilottama. She said the exhibition is being held with the view to encourage entrepreneurship among women.
“Tilottama is a group of women. Various handicraft items prepared by the women of Jamshedpur such as saris, kurtis, hand-made jewellery, handbags, decorative items and home-made cakes and cookies would be available during the exhibition cum sale among numerous other products, she said.
A portion of the profit earned from the exhibition would be given to orphans. A special stall of products prepared by special children would also be there during the exhibition which would take place from 11 am till 9 pm on Saturday and Sunday, said Antara.
Diwali Dolls are mainly made for Diwali festival and they are available in the districts of Purulia and Medinipur in West Bengal. These two districts have certain distinctions in the forms and shapes of the dolls they produce. Diwali Dolls are mainly used for the illumination with the lamps which are provided on the hands of the dolls. Apart from that, these dolls have some spiritual significance- Diwali Dolls symbolize Goddess Lakhshmi, who increases wealth. Thus, Diwali Dolls are one of the most prominent features of Diwali festival.