Source: The post is based on the article “Sutr Santati an exhibition to bring together diverse textile traditions of the country organized as part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav” published in PIB on 19th August 2022.
What is the News?
The Union Minister of Culture has inaugurated the Sutr Santati Exhibition.
What is the Sutr Santati Exhibition?
Organized by: Ministry of Culture and the National Museum in collaboration with Abheraj Baldota Foundation.
Purpose: Sutr Santati literally means the continuity of yarn. It is a textile exhibition representing 75 traditional Indian textiles designed to foster Indian pride using traditional techniques using indigenous natural yarns.
– This exhibition will bring to the forefront all the craftspeople from various clusters pan India involved in creating every piece.
What is the National Museum?
National Museum was established in 1949. It holds a variety of articles ranging from the pre-historic era to modern works of art.
Origin: The blueprint for establishing the National Museum was prepared by the Maurice Gwyer Committee in May 1946.
Nodal Ministry: Ministry of Culture.
Located in: New Delhi.