August, 2016

U.P.’s first green haat in Lucknow

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Credits : Tornos News

Inaugurated on August 20 by chief minister Akhilesh Yadav, the Awadh Shilpgram is a unique Bazaar. The eco-friendly craft court at Shilpgram has a green cover on the roof of the shops which acts as a natural air-conditioner and is completed without any use of chemical paints. The technique has been extensively used in constructions of Agra and Delhi forts. The traditional architecture of the Rumi Gate and Imambara is reflected in the bazaar of Shilpgram.

People can see that how a Banarasi sari, Chikankari work, carpet of Bhadohi or furniture is designed in the craft court live, and art lovers can interact with the craftsmen and learn their art and craft directly and can buy things without any middleman. There are more than 200 shops including 144 craft shops, 24 craft courts, 25 open platforms, food plaza, exhibition hall, dormitory, kids play area and other services in the Shilpgram.