IMPHAL, March 24: The Seventh Help and Development Organisation (HADO) Crafts Bazaar which will continue till April 2nd was inaugurated on Monday at Yaipha Lamjing Lup Club Ground, Pishumthong Ningom Leirak.
At the seventh HADO craft bazaar, various handicrafts and handloom items were displayed and all together 150 stalls were there.
Speaking at the inaugural function as chief guest, Former Director General of Police Yumnam Joykumar said that the members who are involved in such activities face many problems in bringing their items and selling it.
Many organisation help in the development and their production but the setting up of bogus self-help-groups in the state obstructed in getting help from various sectors for the development, he asserted.
He further said that handicrafts and handloom production is mostly taken up by girls but after marriage they stop doing such works.
Meanwhile, he opined that there is a need to construct a permanent place especially to organise such functions.