National Handloom Day is celebrated every year on 7th August to honor the handloom weavers. Handloom is a symbol of our proud cultural heritage and an important source of livelihood.
The day also highlights the contribution of handloom industry in the socio-economic development of the country and increases the income of weavers.
The Theme of National Handloom Day 2022 is ”Handloom, an Indian legacy”.
In July 2015 the central government officially declared 7th August as NHD. In 2015 the Honorable PM of India Narendra Modi declared 7th August as National Handloom Day. On this day in 1905, the Swadeshi Movement was started at the Calcutta Town Hall to protest the partition of Bengal by the British Government.
Qns : When is celebrated National Handloom Day?
Ans : National Handloom Day is celebrated every year on 7th August.