IMPHAL, Nov 28: Local entrepreneurs are doing a flourishing business selling the artistic handloom and handicraft products of the state at the ongoing Manipur Sangai Festival, 2011.
Not only the foreigners are attracted to these products, the handloom and handicraft products are also popular amongst the local populace.
Proprietor of Moments, Sharat Sagolshem stated that his stall could make a big sale during the Sangai festival. The artistic handloom and handicraft products attracted many visitors at the festival.
He also stated that his firm is producing various handicrafts products under the trademark “Manipur Sangai Festival”.
Potter S Dharmomala Devi from Andro stated that she could sell huge number of potteries during the Sangai festival. The visitors are charmed by the special designs and textures of her potteries.
She contended that she could manage her family with just pottery which is also a kind of artwork.
K Ningzik from Ukhrul Nungpi Khullen maintained that a number of visitors purchased “Nungpi” pots which are a unique work of pottery.
The festival has provided a platform for the sale of various handloom and handicraft products of the state, he noted.