Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): Governor Anandiben Patel threw saris with the temples of Khajuraho engraved on them and woven by weavers from the State Handicrafts Development Corporation during a program held at the Raj Bhavan. These sarees would soon be available in the market. The Managing Director of the Handicrafts Development Corporation Rajiv Sharma and the Managing Director Mahesh Gulati were present for the occasion.

The sarees were launched by Patel on Monday night. She praised the Kandariya Mahadeva temple carved by weavers on the saris and said it was a wonderful piece of craftsmanship and the result of the hard work of artisans. The governor was informed that the weavers of Chanderi and Maheshwar had engraved the temples of Khajuraho on the saris.

The company now plans to create a textile chain based on the Ghats of Maheshwar and Gwalior Fort.

On this occasion, Governor Patel was presented with a drape by officials of the Corporation on which the Buddhist stupa of Sanchi had been engraved by the weavers.