Chief minister HD Kumaraswamy inaugurated, Khadi Utsav 2019, on Wednesday, at freedom park. The exhibition will be open to the public from 2 to 31. It was organized on the occasion of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and also in association with Khadi and Village Industries commission.
Over 239 stalls are set up with special discount of 30% on all Khadi products. Some stalls are set up to promote the products of rural artisan and there are 129 stall which displays only Khadi items.
Dr Mahantesh N Kaur, chief executive officer of Khadi Board said: “The exhibition is themed for the exposure and market outlet to customers of khadi village industry sector.”
We are having two fashion shows by NIFT and REVA institute. The purpose to host the show is to introduce the khadi fabric among the young folks, he added.
This year they have two fashion shows by NIFT and REVA Institute. The organizers are expecting a huge crowd of 2.5 lakh in 30 days. Last year the exhibition 1.75 lakh visited the exhibition.