Madurai traditional saree weavers are in crisis amid COVID pandemic

Madurai (TN), July 04 (ANI): The COVID-19 induced crisis has badly hit ‘Kandangi’ Silk Sarees weavers from Madurai. Their businesses have witnessed a deadlock. Weavers are facing a lot of problems to earn their living as organisations or privatisation sectors offices has been stopped and a wide range of export and import come to the down line and produces the stagnant finished goods that not yet sold for more than a year. “We have incurred huge losses because of COVID-19 pandemic, also the profits have gone down, from weavers community it is a request that government should take some steps towards this as a big chunk of population is dependent on this work,” a weaver said.

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