Kamalanagar 8 August, 2016: The 7th August declared by Sri Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India as the National Handloom Day last year at the 110th Anniversary of Swadeshi Movement was observed today by CADC at Kamalanagar. Dg. Kali Kumar Tongchangya, CEM, CADC graced the programme organised by Industry Department, CADC as its Chief Guest.
The Day was celebrated nationally on 7th August. Mizoram observed the Day on 8th a day after. This is for the first time the Day have been observed after its first announcement. The 7th day of August have been particularly appointed to mark the Swadeshi Movement which was formally proclaimed on the same day in the year 1905 in protest against the British colonial rule of India which involved boycotting of British products and the revival of domestic products and processes. Continue reading